Gahhh! Japanese Baseball Is Terrifying, Reports Hiroki Kuroda

That smiling man up there is Hiroki Kuroda of the New York Yankees. Kuroda's first season in the American League has been a good one—he's got a 134 ERA+ in 16 starts heading into the all-star break. So he has good reason to smile now. But he didn't, way back when, writes David Waldstein in the New York Times. He was… » 7/06/12 10:50am 7/06/12 10:50am