Yankees game 132: Tigers walk off to take series

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New York Yankees 2 — Detroit Tigers 3 Yankees cannot escape ninth inning jam in series finale. The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda today and he would pitch a good game despite giving up the first run of the game in the second inning after a pair of singles and a sacrifice fly by Alex […]

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/28/14)

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Hiroki Kuroda (9-8, 3.94 ERA) faces Kyle Lobstein (0-0, 4.76 ERA) in the final game in Detroit. Joe Girardi called Kuroda’s last outing “gutsy.” He threw six ” innings against the White Sox allowing two runs on five hits while striking out six in the win. “He’s a guy that we’ve tried to make sure he gets the extra […]

Yankees game 127: Prado stays hot in special day win

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Chicago White Sox 3 — New York Yankees 5 On this special day for the manager of the dynasty years of the Yankees, the Yankees continue the winning ways. Hiroki Kuroda started today’s game and would give up the hits but rarely the big hit. A pair of doubles in the second inning but the […]

Yankees game 122: Kuroda great, offense good in series win

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New York Yankees 4 – Tampa Bay Rays 2 Hiroki Kuroda starts for the Yankees and the first inning would continue to haunt the righty. After getting the first out, Ben Zobrist and Matt Joyce would hit a pair of singles to put runners on the corners. A ground out to second baseman Martin Prado […]

Preview: Yankees at Rays (8/17/14)

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The Yanks put the breaks on a five game losing streak with Saturday’s win. Hiroki Kuroda (7-8, 4.03 ERA) will try and get a winning streak going against Jeremy Hellickson (1-1, 2.o3 ERA). Kuroda took a loss his last time out against the Indians, allowing three runs, five hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings. He hasn’t pitched […]

Yankees game 117: Offense absent in series finale

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Cleveland Indians 4 — New York Yankees 1 The Yankees could not get the offense going in today’s series finale with the Cleveland Indians. Hiroki Kuroda got the call for today’s game and his first inning difficulties were evident again. Second baseman Jason Kipnis led off with a single and Kipnis advanced to third on […]

Preview: Yankees vs Indians (8/10/14)

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The rubber match against the Tribe goes to Hiroki Kuroda (7-7, 3.07 ERA) and Carlos Carrasco (3-4, 3.88 ERA). Kuroda held the Tigers to three runs and six hits in seven innings his last time out in a no decision. In his last three outings he is 1-1 with a 4.58 ERA. In three career starts against Cleveland, […]

Yankees game 112: Many arms used in extra inning loss

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Detroit Tigers 4 — New York Yankees 3 (12 innings) Seven Yankees pitchers took the mound in tonight’s extra inning loss. In the second of two days, the Yankees would take on a former Cy Young winner. Tonight, 2012 Cy Young winner David Price took the mound for his new team, the Detroit Tigers. For […]

Yankees game 112 lineup: 8/5/14

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After overcoming Max Scherzer in a close one-run win, the Yankees will take on their second of three Cy Young winners. This one has a more familiar look as former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher and 2012 Cy Young award winner David Price will make his Detroit Tigers debut. For the Yankees, Hiroki Kuroda will look […]

Yankees game 107: Bats fall silent after early offense

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New York Yankees 2 — Texas Rangers 3 Early offense enough for Texas Rangers to take the rubber match. To say Brett Gardner is swinging a hot bat would be an understatement. To open tonight’s game against the Rangers’ Colby Lewis, Brett Gardner hit his fourth home run in his last 10 at-bats. After two […]

Preparing for Michael Pineda’s Return

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This year’s Yankees team seems to have the opposite problem than that of last year—instead of all the position players being injured, it’s been the pitchers who have spent the most time on the disabled list. It’s produced a similar result: through this point last season, the Yankees were 4 games over .500 and had been […]

Yankees game 107 lineup: 7/30/14

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After a close loss and escaping with victory at the door of defeat, the Yankees will turn to Hiroki Kuroda for the rubber match of the three-game series in Texas. The Texas Rangers will send Colby Lewis to the mound. Brian McCann is getting the day off tonight and Brian Roberts is not in the […]

Preview: Yankees at Rangers (7/30/14)

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Hiroki Kuroda (7-6, 3.99 ERA) gets the rubber match against Colby Lewis (6-8, 6.23 ERA) and the Rangers. Kuroda’s last start against the Blue Jays started rough, but he settled down to go 5 2/3 innings giving up four runs. He earned his seventh win of the year thanks to some unlikely support from his offense. Lewis […]

Yankees game 102: Score early and often in opener

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Toronto Blue Jays 4 — New York Yankees 6 The Yankees fall behind early but bounce back quickly behind Hiroki Kuroda. The Blue Jays got two singles from Jose Reyes and Melky Cabrera to put runners on the corners against Hiroki Kuroda with one out. Kuroda would fall behind slugger Jose Bautista 3-0 and left […]

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (7/25/14)

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The Blue Jays come to town for a three game set in an AL East showdown. Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 3.88 ERA) and Mark Buehrle (10-6, 2.86 ERA) get the ball first. Kuroda’s last three outings have been sharp. He held opponents to a 2.79 ERA and .188 batting average in that span. He defeated the […]

Yankees game 97: A walk-off completes the sweep

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Cincinnati Reds 2 — New York Yankees 3 Unexpected eighth leads to unexpected ninth for third straight win and a New York Yankees sweep. The New York Yankees got three on in the second inning but a strikeout of Mark Teixeira by Johnny Cueto. That would be the one true threat at scoring against Cueto […]

Yankees game 92: Wild game ends in walk off loss

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New York Yankees 2 — Baltimore Orioles 3 (10 innings) The Yankees and the Orioles were in a tight game that ended in walk-off fashion. The first run in tonight’s American League East matchup came from the Yankees and a familiar face to the Orioles fans in Camden Yards. On the first pitch to Brian […]

Preview: Yankees at Orioles (7/11/14)

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The last man standing from the opening day rotation, Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 4.20 ERA) goes up against Miguel Gonzalez (4-5, 4.22 ERA) in a critical match up against the O’s. Kuroda has faced Baltimore twice so far this season, pitching well both times. He defeated them on April 7th in New York and took a […]

Yankees game 87: Offense scores early, pitching survives

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New York Yankees 9 — Minnesota Twins 7 The Yankees erupt for a lot of offense but the pitching struggles to keep the lead. Against Ricky Nolasco, the Yankees hit him hard and hit him early. After a lead off walk by Brett Gardner, Derek Jeter would hit a single to right field. Jacoby Ellsbury […]

Preview: Yankees at Twins (7/6/14)

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Hiroki Kuroda (5-6, 4.08 ERA) takes on Ricky Nolasco (5-6, 5.49 ERA) in the last game of the Twins’ series. Kuroda’s last start against the Rays, he held them to two runs over eight innings, but the good old offense didn’t show up for him causing him to take a loss, shock. “Especially today, we were […]