Hiroshima Toyo Carp on staff ace right-hander Hiroki Kuroda moved to the big Union

Hiroshima Toyo Carp on staff ace right-hander Hiroki Kuroda moved to the big Union, 17, first appeared in the new stadium owners, Dodge, Dodge out Kuroda agreed to a three-year contract worth 35.3 million U.S. dollars, becoming small Lin Yaying , Kosuke Fukudome this year after the first three cross-sea challenge Major League players in Japan.

Will turn 33 in February next year, black field, the effectiveness of Hiroshima 11 years and left 103 won 89 lost 3.69 ERA, with 150 kilometers of power Kuroda fastball, has long been a major league headhunt locked object, the Dodgers assistant general manager of White said: "Kuroda stability ball, the angle sharp slider, splitter vertical drop is also large enough, the ball prestige no doubt."

Kuroda determined in the exercise of FA (free agent) qualification, the sailor, a rattlesnake, the Royal and other teams are interested in recruiting, and even out the price tag is higher than the Dodge, brokers Xierliya said: "Kuroda joined the Dodgers complete Los Angeles, the weather is very comfortable because, to him important than money. "

Kuroda was Japan in 2004 Athens Olympic national champion, a tournament of 26 games last season, lost eight record 12 wins 3.56 ERA, was selected for three consecutive years the Central Union Star team.

"We look forward to Kuroda to a firm start and show resistance to investment in Japan over the past features, the burden of more innings pitched." Dodgers general manager Kelei Ti stressed: "Kuroda is the next quarter, starting or placed in cow, the final decision still rests with coach Joe Torre (Joe Torre) hands. "