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Postby Yoda » Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:01 pm

Seems like there has been no hype on this guy. Throws mid 90s and his best pitch is a splitter. Keeps the ball on the ground and will be pitching in a pretty decent venue.

Any projections on this guy?
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Re: kuroda

Postby Pochucker » Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:21 pm

My understanding is although all Japanese ballparks are small, his home park was considered a "bandbox" even by Japanese standards.
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Re: kuroda

Postby Broncmet724 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:54 pm

These are my projections for him 174 IP 10W 4.02 ERA 1.40 WHIP 129 K 6.70 K/9
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Re: kuroda

Postby Field » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:44 pm

Yoda wrote:Seems like there has been no hype on this guy. Throws mid 90s and his best pitch is a splitter. Keeps the ball on the ground and will be pitching in a pretty decent venue.

Any projections on this guy?


Sounds like reliever stuff. I honestly don't know much about the guy, and would be really hesistant to draft him unless it was a deeper league. Was he an elite pitcher in Japan similar to Dice-K?
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Re: kuroda

Postby Pochucker » Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:51 pm

Shandler has him at 145ip 9W 4.34ERA 1.35whip 6.1 k/9

I think he might be useful as a "matchup" pitcher in h2h
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Re: kuroda

Postby Havok1517 » Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:26 am

deerayfan072 wrote:
Pochucker wrote:Shandler has him at 145ip 9W 4.34ERA 1.35whip 6.1 k/9

I think he might be useful as a "matchup" pitcher in h2h


similar to what I thought his numbers would be


I actually expect the DOdgers to contend this year which should give Kuroda double digit wins imo.
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Re: kuroda

Postby High Heater » Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:16 am

i guess you can say the best thing i like about him is the team he plays for.... i mean realisticaly i was more excited about Igawa last year
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Re: kuroda

Postby bigken117 » Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:58 pm

I heard the Cubs were interested but LA is closer to Japan so he chose to play there.

He's worth a $1 flier. I won't go crazy though.
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