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Hiroki KurodaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2008-2014
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-215Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHiroki Kuroda
Height6-2Weight174BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 10,1975 [43.162]PlaceOsaka,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2007 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Signing Bonus$7,300,000Service Time7.000 (2014)
MLB DebutApril 4,2008 [33.053]
OrganizationsLAN [4] NYA [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID53399Retrosheet IDkuroh001MLBAM ID493133
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (38.30%) -- Slider (24.12%) -- Splitter (18.51%) -- Fastball (13.57%) -- Curveball (5.45%) -- Cutter (0.05%) -- Changeup (0.01%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 90.73 - [2013] - 90.75 - [2012] - 91.23 - [2011] - 92.02 - [2010] - 92.04
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Los Angeles Dodgers in 2009
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts33Walks91Hittable50SO/BB83vsPower50Hitting10Durability83Team.514Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997nullIntl--S/R22694.40231944100135.014772661763640001.569.801.134.204.271.02.400-
1998nullIntl--S/R23146.6018612000045.0533433524250001.7110.601.004.805.001.04.200-
1999nullIntl--S/R24586.7821147210087.210670662039550001.6510.882.054.005.651.41.385-
2000nullIntl--S/R25964.312914157100144.0147736921611160001.449.191.313.817.251.90.600-
2002nullIntl-15S/R2710103.67231588200164.0166696716341440001.229.090.881.867.894.24.500-
2003nullIntl-15S/R281393.11282088100205.2197777118451370001.188.620.791.976.003.04.591-
2004nullIntl-15S/R29794.65211477100147.0187817617291380001.4711.451.041.788.454.76.438-
2005nullIntl--Rel3015123.172902911100212.2183767517421657001.067.740.721.786.983.93.556-
2006nullIntl-15S/R311361.85261887211189.0169493912211445001.008.030.571.006.856.86.684-
2007Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--Rel321283.56260267100179.2176787120421231001.218.821.002.106.162.93.600-
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18ST339103.73313102200183.0181857613421165071.228.890.642.065.692.76.4743.59
2009Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+lan-ST34003.29330000013.2159501100001.179.88--0.666.5910.00--
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18ST34873.76212010000117.011059491224875011.148.440.921.846.673.63.5333.58
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18ST3511133.39313100000196.01808774154815912051.168.250.692.207.293.31.4583.26
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18ST3613163.07323200000202.01967769244916112151.218.731.072.187.173.29.4483.78
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya18ST3716113.32333303200219.22058681255116713081.178.401.022.096.843.27.5933.86
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya18ST3811133.31323201100201.0191797420431506051.168.540.891.926.713.49.4583.56
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya18ST391193.71323200000199.01919182203514613071.148.640.901.586.604.17.5503.60
2015Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-ST401182.55262601000169.215853488291063001.108.380.421.545.623.66.579-
2016Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-ST411083.09242401100151.215254521430983001.209.020.831.785.823.27.556-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter79793.45212211165001317.01254564505129292986661381.178.560.881.996.733.38.5000.53
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.29330000013.2159501100001.179.88--0.666.5910.00--
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.29330000013.2159501100001.179.88--0.666.5910.00--
Intl Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter112973.602941701246312111828.21841786733185459131519001.269.050.912.266.462.86.536-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter41463.4511511412200698.166730826864163523341181.198.590.822.106.733.21.471-
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter38333.44979704300619.158725623765129463320201.158.520.941.876.723.59.535-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13133.45353501100220.02099484224916411061.178.560.881.996.733.38.5000.53
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings003.29484800000220.0241145800161610001.179.88--0.666.5910.00--

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002HiroshimaJap CenIntl152723513510000013005000.098.115.118.2336157.238.020.039.1061.7552.6330.000.000.0020.00
2003HiroshimaJap CenIntl152828612100010023629000.016.077.016.0931074.040.000.033.0582.7048.6518.000.000.000.00
2004HiroshimaJap CenIntl152921460600030012500000.130.149.130.2796047.286.000.022.1292.1353.1925.000.000.000.00
2006HiroshimaJap CenIntl153126522500010002706001.096.096.096.1925058.200.000.000.0860.0046.550.000.000.000.00
2007Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--3226534700000021905000.132.164.132.2967060.206.000.038.1403.3331.679.500.000.000.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18p3330542810020051606001.148.220.167.3879165.211.019.111.1887.6924.623.200.000.0012.50
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18p3419281400000021109000.143.200.143.3434039.235.000.071.1665.1328.215.500.000.000.00
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18p35305522000000221011001.036.070.036.1062068.059.000.036.0562.9430.8810.500.000.000.00
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan18p3630612700010042006000.115.169.115.2847071.171.000.066.1395.6328.175.000.000.000.00
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya18p37332000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya18p38326000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya18p39323000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-4026471310010032506000.064.120.085.2054156.136.021.085.1025.3644.648.330.000.0033.33
2016Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-4124452410050022105000.089.128.111.2395152.167.022.067.1123.8540.3810.500.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2062097211003001372032002.100.153.105.258221254.153.005.067.0005.1228.355.540.000.004.76
Intl Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1743551431300110011183236001.087.120.096.216343404.180.009.039.0002.7245.3016.640.000.009.68
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1091987211003001368032002.106.161.111.272221243.162.005.071.0005.3527.985.230.000.004.76
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9711000000000400000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621646171002001057025002.100.153.105.258171200.153.005.067.0005.1228.355.540.000.004.76

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33P31311831838225856.9661.810.31-----31100.019.1
2009Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan34P3--111-32.6670.67------3100.02.1
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34P21201178121-2120.9520.950.17-----21100.013.0
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35P31311968253-3633.9171.060.17-----31100.019.1
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36P32322021536-551511.0001.590.25-----32100.019.9
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya37P33332191131-342421.0001.270.1917868.0-33100.020.4
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya38P32322011225-337371.0001.160.186650.0-32100.019.8
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya39P323219918161-3534.9711.060.174266.7-32100.019.8
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P212211131790183713280273.9751.290.21271662.8-2120.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--111-32.6670.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3331----------
2009Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan343----------
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3421----------
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3531----------
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3632----------
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya3733----------
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya3832----------
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya3932----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB33214.18770000023.22313111417001.168.750.381.526.464.254.94.667
2008Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB33100.0011000006.16000240001.318.530.002.845.682.000.001.000
2008Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB33103.0011000006.05220130001.007.500.001.504.503.003.001.000
2009Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34000.00000000035.01310100100.373.340.260.000.0000.26.000
2009Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB340140.5011000001.16661010005.4540.506.750.006.75040.50.000
2010Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35011.96541000018.113741514000.996.380.492.456.872.803.44.000
2011Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB36035.88660000026.03817172214211.5413.150.690.694.857.005.88.000
2012New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB37212.92606000024.223881417201.128.390.361.466.204.252.92.667
2012New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB37002.1611000008.15222130000.745.402.161.083.243.002.16.000
2012New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB37013.5211000007.253300110000.695.870.000.0012.9103.52.000
2013New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB38121.53440000017.213831215000.876.620.511.027.647.504.08.333
2014New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB39104.76431000011.115660112001.4411.910.000.799.5312.004.761.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs682.81322480000156.7138604971889511.007.930.401.035.114.943.45.429
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs101.23220000014.71122237000.956.751.231.844.302.331.231.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs126.60330000015.01611111115001.139.600.600.609.0015.006.60.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB3313000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB3313000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2009Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3433010000000001000.333.333.333.666104.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3551100000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3623010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs118120000000002000.250.250.250.5002010.250.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs13000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs13000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-12-27SPFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Hiroshima (Japan)39.320  
2014-10-31SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency39.263  
2013-12-08SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($16m)38.301Team Roster on 2013-12-08
2013-10-31SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency38.263  
2012-11-20SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract ($15m)37.283Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-10-29PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency37.261  
2012-05-07SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActive--37.086Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-26ContractSigned by Yankees 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-11-15ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2009-09-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-19InjuredDisabled -- Concussion 
2009-06-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-04-10InjuredDisabled -- Strained left oblique 
2008-07-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-20InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder soreness 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Los Angeles Dodgers-327,300,000-------7,300,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2008Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll337,433,333-1241187++2,696,252390,00014,733,333
2009Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll3412,433,333-50494++2,746,792400,00027,166,666
2010Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll3515,433,333-25298++2,812,412400,00042,599,999
2011Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll3611,765,724-65293++2,722,607414,00054,365,723
2012New York YankeesTeam Payroll3710,000,000-831291++2,954,887480,00064,365,723
2013New York YankeesTeam Payroll3815,000,000-40996++3,023,990490,00079,365,7232012-11-20 - Signed to 1-year contract ($15m)
2014New York YankeesTeam Payroll3916,000,000735796++3,256,497500,00095,365,7232013-12-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($16m)
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red