Sign in to comment!

Menu
Home

Baseball

Yanks' Kuroda exits with hand injury

New York Yankees pitcher Huroki Kuroda left Wednesday's start against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning after being struck by a line drive on his throwing hand.

Kuroda was removed after Shane Victorino's single to lead off the top of the second caught a piece of his right hand. Cody Eppley replaced the veteran hurler, who re-signed with the Yankees during the offseason after putting together a 16-11 record with a solid 3.32 earned run average during his first year with New York.

Eppley later forced in Victorino by hitting a batter with the bases loaded, enabling Boston to take a 2-0 lead.