Hiroki Kuroda... so stay here and read BYB. Seriously though, Saxon HERE, says that the Yankees may not be the team that Kuroda would want to play for next year after all. Most likely it has nothing to do with the team itself... it may just be the location.
Saxon writes: "Kuroda has told friends that his first preference is to pitch in Southern California, where his two daughters are attending elementary school."
Look, I preach family first here on BYB. I totally get this logic, in fact, it makes sense to me that he leave New York after he's carried the team, saved his career and can cross it off his Bucket List. If Kuroda wants to go back to Cali because of family... I can't argue with him. But know this... I truly was wrong about Kuroda. I expected this old guy to come to the American League and suck. I was wrong and I like being wrong when it comes to my New York Yankees.
My opinion is simple, make a deal to sign Kuroda to stay one more year and if he chooses California... we'll, we did what we can do and we move on.
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