Kuroda fuels Yankees win

Aug 18, 2014

Kuroda fuels Yankees win

Hiroki Kuroda got a couple extra days between starts and it looked as if it paid off. Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Brett Gardner drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Sunday. Kuroda ...

Lewis guides Texas to win

Jul 31, 2014

Lewis guides Texas to win

Texas Rangers starter Colby Lewis did a bit of reminiscing when he noticed the stands filling up while he warmed up in the bullpen before the game. The veteran right-hander went out and provided a promising flashback performance against the New York Yankees, even ...

Rare Ichiro homer lifts Yanks

Jul 26, 2014

Rare Ichiro homer lifts Yanks

Derek Jeter stood on the dugout steps, stone-faced as a statue, when Ichiro Suzuki approached after rounding with the bases with his first home run since last August. Only when the Japanese star was inches away did the New York Yankees captain crack a ...

Yankees rally for win over Orioles

Jun 21, 2014

Yankees rally for win over Orioles

Hiroki Kuroda allowed two runs in six innings on Friday to keep the New York Yankees in a game they came back to win 5-3 over the Baltimore Orioles courtesy of a four-run ninth-inning rally. After wasting a series of scoring opportunities, the Yankees ...

A's slug past Yankees in 10th

Jun 4, 2014

A's slug past Yankees in 10th

Sean Doolittle wasn’t surprised at all by Oakland’s offensive outburst in the 10th inning. Brandon Moss hit his second homer of the game leading off the 10th, and the A’s rallied for a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. The ...

Kuroda wins opener; Yankees split twinbill

May 19, 2014

Kuroda wins opener; Yankees split twinbill

Hiroki Kuroda dodged some bullets but worked six innings and earned his first win since April 12 as the New York Yankees defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 in the first game of their interleague doubleheader on Sunday. Kuroda (3-3) allowed three runs on five ...

Kuroda solid on mound as Yankees edge Angels on late HR

May 7, 2014

Kuroda solid on mound as Yankees edge Angels on late HR

Hiroki Kuroda had his best start of the season but wasn’t involved in the decision as the New York Yankees edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Tuesday. Kuroda allowed just one earned run on five hits in 7⅔-innings, striking out eight without issuing ...

Despite shaky outing, Kuroda improves to 2-1

Apr 13, 2014

Despite shaky outing, Kuroda improves to 2-1

Right-hander Hiroki Kuroda labored through six-plus innings but still picked up his second win of the season in the New York Yankees’ 7-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Kuroda (2-1) allowed four earned runs on three walks and six hits, including ...

Yankees give Jeter triumphant final home opener

Apr 8, 2014

Yankees give Jeter triumphant final home opener

Feted by fans and celebrated by teammates throughout his final opening day in the Bronx, Derek Jeter hardly felt as if he was starting his 20th big league season at home. Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition, then the rookie ...

Astros hand Kuroda first loss

Apr 3, 2014

Astros hand Kuroda first loss

The Houston Astros aren’t getting too ahead of themselves after opening the season 2-0. Still, taking the first series of the year from the New York Yankees is a pretty big deal for a team that has lost 324 games in the last three ...

Tanaka fans 10 in final spring outing

Mar 29, 2014

Tanaka fans 10 in final spring outing

Masahiro Tanaka got 10 strikeouts over six scoreless innings as the New York Yankees beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Friday. It was Tanaka’s final spring appearance for the Yankees. The Japanese right-hander replaced starter Hiroki Kuroda in the fourth inning, allowed three hits ...

Tanaka goes through first official workout with Yankees

Feb 16, 2014

Tanaka goes through first official workout with Yankees

As dozens of cameras recorded his every move and perhaps 150 media watched on a cool and breezy morning, Masahiro Tanaka slowly jogged four laps on the warning track around a back field following his first official workout with the New York Yankees. The ...