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  1. Source: Yankees cooling on Chase Headley, high on Rob Refsnyder

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- December is the month of giving and receiving, and over the past five Decembers, the Yankees have done plenty of both. Last December, they signed Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Hiroki Kuroda and Brendan Ryan as free age...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  2. Spend Hal's Money: Hiroki Kuroda

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees went into last winter with a publicly stated goal of keeping their payroll below $189 million. They came out of it having committed more than $400 million for four new players. This winter, there are no such payroll limitations, at least ...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  3. Will Hiroki Kuroda return?

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Lost in the whirlwind of Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium Thursday night was the reality that it might also have marked the Bronx finales for two other Yankees, Ichiro Suzuki and Hiroki Kuroda. Ichiro is not likely to be back -...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  4. Notes: Kuroda was out, but now he's back

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- When the Yankees sent out their pitching probables for this coming weekend's series in St. Petersburg against the Rays, one name was conspicuously absent: Hiroki Kuroda. According to the rotation, the 39-year-old right-hander was supp...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. Game 77: Yankees (39-37) @ Jays (44-35)

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- The Yankees try to avoid a sweep by the Blue Jays tonight, behind Hiroki Kuroda, who faces RHP Drew Hutchison. Francisco Cervelli gets the start behind the plate, his second since coming off the disabled list, because Joe Girardi said he w...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  6. Game 67: Yanks (35-31) at Athletics (40-27)

    Wallace Matthews

    OAKLAND -- A rematch of sorts tonight as Hiroki Kuroda and Scott Kazmir, who hooked up in a dandy pitcher's duel June 3 at Yankee Stadium, face off again tonight at O.Co. The Athletics won that game, 5-2, but neither of the starters got a decision, a...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  7. Pineda likely out until August

    Wallace Matthews

    SEATTLE -- The New York Yankees starting rotation, which currently boasts three rookies and 39-year-old Hiroki Kuroda, is likely to remain unchanged through the All-Star break -- and possibly beyond. Manager Joe Girardi said Friday that right-hand...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  8. CC Sabathia of New York Yankees out at least 6 weeks, GM Brian Ca...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia's knee injury is likely to keep him out of action until July 1, and possibly longer, according to general manager Brian Cashman.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  9. Kuroda, Yankees still seeking answers

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The best way to determine how the Yankees felt about Hiroki Kuroda's performance Thursday against the Seattle Mariners is to listen to what they were judging it against. No one was comparing Kuroda's six innings of work in the Yankees'...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  10. Morning notes: Tanaka to storm The Fort

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees are sending Masahiro Tanaka 135 miles down the interstate this morning to face the Minnesota Twins in Ft. Myers, while at the same time, Hiroki Kuroda will be throwing to minor-league hitters right across the street from Th...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  11. Kuroda struggles against Tigers

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It could have been nothing more than early spring training struggles, or it could have been a continuation of the second half of the 2013 season, when Hiroki Kuroda went from Cy Young to sayonara virtually overnight. The Yankees be...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  12. Postgame notes: Play it again, Joe

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers played to a 7-7 standoff, the home team climbing out of the 6-0 hole starter Hiroki Kuroda left them in after four innings to tie it up on Zoilo Almonte's ninth-inning, two-run homer. But if t...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  13. Masahiro Tanaka to make first appearance for New York Yankees on ...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees fans will get their first look at Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese pitcher who went 24-0 for his last team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles, against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  14. Morning Notes: Masahiro Tanaka's debut

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The cream of the Yankees starting rotation -- CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, and last but surely not least, Masahiro Tanaka -- threw simulated games, one after another, on a back field at The Boss starting at around 8:30 a.m. All thre...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  15. Morning notes: Tanaka-mania, Part II

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka's second bullpen session for the Yankees was a lot different from his first. Instead of being relegated to the remote canopy on the back field, Tanaka -- alongside CC Sabathia and Hiroki Kuroda -- threw 35 pitches in th...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  16. 12 burning Bombers questions

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Every baseball season begins the same way. Players report for spring training. Reporters start asking questions. Some of those questions, naturally, cannot be fully answered until the season is over, and sometimes not even by then. But...

    Blog | February 12, 2014