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Thursday August 5th 2021


New York Yankees: Why Hiroki Kuroda Is Pitching Better Than His Record Shows

On Sunday, the Yankees were looking to complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland A's at O.co Coliseum.

The Yankees were sending up Hiroki Kuroda on the mound, who at the time, had a 3-6 record with a 4.56 ERA.

In Kuroda's previous nine starts, you weren't sure which pitcher would show up; the one that will be very sharp or the one that looks flat.

Against Oakland, the former showed up and absolutely dominated the younger Athletics' lineup.

Kuroda pitched eight solid innings allowing four hits, no runs and one walk en route to a 2-0 Yankees victory.

With the victory, Kuroda lowered his ERA to 3.96 and improved his record to 4-6.

Although he has a below .500 record, Kuroda has pitched better than ...

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