Ex-Yankee Hiroki Kuroda to retire after Japan Series

The series starts Saturday. "The Japan Series will be the end. I've decided to hang it up," Kuroda said, according to the Kyodo News. “I’ve been shown an excellent dream with an excellent team. "And now I want to go out with a smile on my face ... ( read original story ...)

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