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HIROKI KURODA

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch during the 2009 MLB playoffs.
BASEBALL
Jan 19, 2024
Dodgers praise Kuroda for Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame induction
Kuroda won a total of 203 games in a career split between Japan and the major leagues from 1997 and 2016.
Motonobu Tanishige (left) and Hiroki Kuroda after being elected to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 18, 2024
Former pitcher Hiroki Kuroda elected to Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame
Kuroda was voted into the Hall of Fame alongside former catcher Motonobu Tanishige and former umpire Tomoichi Tanimura.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 5, 2016
Carp stage spirited parade through Hiroshima as Kuroda wears team uniform for final time
Over 300,000 fans flooded the center of Hiroshima on Saturday as the Hiroshima Carp celebrated their first Central League pennant in 25 years with a parade, while pitcher Hiroki Kuroda marked his last day in uniform.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 4, 2016
Kuroda reflects on baseball career that was 'too good to be true'
Retired right-hander Hiroki Kuroda on Friday reflected on his career with satisfaction and expressed gratitude to the only team in Nippon Professional Baseball he ever played for, the Hiroshima Carp, who he helped win their first Central League pennant in 25 years in his final season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 28, 2016
Starters Nomura, Masui slated to square off in Game 6
One win away from his team's first Japan Series pennant in 10 years, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama has opted not to start ace Shohei Otani in Saturday's Game 6 at Mazda Stadium.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 26, 2016
Carp legend Kuroda takes potential curtain call in stride
Hiroshima Carp right-hander Hiroki Kuroda gave a phenomenal performance in what could be the final outing of his storied professional career in Tuesday's Game 3 of the Japan Series against the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters at Sapporo Dome.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 26, 2016
Otani delivers game-winning single in 10th as Fighters prevail in Game 3
The legend of Shohei Otani just continues to grow.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 18, 2016
Carp pitcher Kuroda announces decision to retire after Japan Series
Hiroki Kuroda, who this season won his 200th career game in top-flight pro baseball, said Tuesday that he will hang up his spikes at the end of this season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 11, 2016
Returning Carp hero Kuroda gets fitting reward
It took the Hiroshima Carp winning their first Central League pennant in 25 years to get veteran pitcher Hiroki Kuroda to drop his steely public facade. Kuroda, so business-like and methodical on the mound, couldn't hold back the tears on Saturday night after the Carp defeated the Yomiuri Giants to clinch the seventh CL title in franchise history.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 10, 2016
Hiroshima Carp capture first pennant since 1991
For two days, the Hiroshima Carp and their fans watched as Yomiuri Giants victories over other teams kept them from clinching a long-awaited Central League title.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 13, 2016
Carp's Kuroda falls short again in quest for 200th victory
Hiroki Kuroda was forced to wait again for his 200th career win after allowing six runs in 6⅔ innings to the Yomiuri Giants on Wednesday, taking the loss in the Hiroshima Carp's 6-0 defeat in the Central League.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
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.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 6, 2016
Carp go from disappointing to dominating
A year after nearly everyone picked the Hiroshima Carp to win their first Central League pennant since 1991, that elusive goal is now firmly on the agenda of the men in red.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 29, 2016
Kuroda helps power surging Carp to 11th straight victory
Hiroki Kuroda held the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to a run in seven innings and also hit a three-run double as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp won 8-1 on Wednesday, claiming their 11th straight game for the first time since 1984.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 3, 2016
Hawks' Yanagita delivers banner performance against hometown Carp
Yuki Yanagita hit a tie-breaking home run in his hometown as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks won a battle of league leaders, beating the Hiroshima Carp 6-1 in interleague action on Friday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 30, 2016
Maru blasts two homers as Carp maul Dragons
Yoshihiro Maru hit a pair of three-run homers and Hiroki Kuroda threw seven innings as the Hiroshima Carp whipped the Chunichi Dragons 12-2 in the Central League on Saturday afternoon.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 26, 2016
Carp veteran Arai joins 2,000-hit club
Takahiro Arai reached 2,000 career hits as the 39-year-old helped the Hiroshima Carp defeat the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 11-3 in the Central League on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 23, 2016
Carp hurler Kuroda maintains mastery of Tigers
Hiroki Kuroda threw seven scoreless innings and the Hiroshima Carp bullpen barely held on in a 3-2 Central League win on Saturday over the Hanshin Tigers.

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