CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Yankees are "getting closer" to a one-year deal with Hiroki Kuroda for about $16 million.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Thursday that he's certain Hiroki Kuroda will pitch again in 2014 but isn't sure whether it will be in the states or Japan.
Marc Carig of New York Newsday confirms that the Yankees offered Hiroki Kuroda a one-year deal worth more than $15 million.
Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York reports that the Yankees have made an offer to Hiroki Kuroda.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post writes that the Yankees "have moved from gloomy early in the offseason to more upbeat that Hiroki Kuroda will return for another year."
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Dodgers' preference is to sign a starter to a one- or two-year deal, but Hiroki Kuroda is not under consideration.
Hiroki Kuroda has turned down the Yankees' qualifying offer.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman indicated Saturday that he's still unsure of Hiroki Kuroda's plans for the 2014 season.
The Yankees tendered Hiroki Kuroda a qualifying offer.
Hiroki Kuroda allowed five runs in 5 2/3 innings in a loss to the Rays on Tuesday.
Hiroki Kuroda gave up five runs in six-plus innings Friday in a loss to the Red Sox.
Hiroki Kuroda allowed two runs on five hits over six innings on Sunday afternoon against the Red Sox.
Hiroki Kuroda allowed four runs in 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the White Sox on Tuesday.
Hiroki Kuroda allowed seven runs -- five earned -- over five innings in a loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday.