Carp to retire Kuroda's No. 15

Oct 31, 2016

Carp to retire Kuroda's No. 15

The Hiroshima Carp are set to retire the No. 15 shirt worn by retired right-hander Hiroki Kuroda, the Central League club’s owner Hajime Matsuda said Monday. “There are two reasons, the first is his record along with the fact that we won the pennant ...

Hiroshima hurler Kuroda earns 200th career victory

Jul 23, 2016

Hiroshima hurler Kuroda earns 200th career victory

Former big leaguer Hiroki Kuroda picked up his 200th career win in top-flight pro ball after keeping the Hanshin Tigers off the scoreboard through seven innings in the Hiroshima Carp’s 7-0 win on Saturday. Kuroda (7-5), who lost his two starts this month before ...

Dragons beat Carp to deny Kuroda win No. 200

Jul 6, 2016

Dragons beat Carp to deny Kuroda win No. 200

Ryosuke Hirata broke a 1-1 tie with a sixth-inning RBI double as the Chunichi Dragons prevented Hiroki Kuroda from recording his 200th career victory in top-flight pro ball with a 4-1 win over the Hiroshima Carp in the Central League on Wednesday. “We didn’t ...