Yanks, Hiroki Kuroda agree

Updated: November 21, 2012, 10:13 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

The Yankees' best starting pitcher in 2012 will be back with the club for 2013.

Hiroki Kuroda, who went 16-11 with a 3.32 ERA in his first season in the American League, signed a one-year deal Tuesday night to return to the Yankees next season.

The contract is worth $15 million, plus incentives that are worth less than $1 million, sources told ESPN.

"I am very happy and excited to re-sign with the Yankees," said Kuroda in a release. "I am very grateful for all of the ...

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