Kuroda transcends language barrier
Dodgers teammates reveal the funny side of the seemingly introverted pitcher
Hiroki Kuroda has been pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers since 2008, and here's what most people know about him:
He's right-handed. He's wealthy. (His three-year contract with the Dodgers, expiring this year, is worth nearly $12 million per season.) He'll suffer through tough innings and stretches, but all in all, he's a fairly reliable member of the starting rotation.
From there, details grow scarcer.
It's hard to imagine that even hardcore blue-bleeders have gotten ...
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