June 28, 2011
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hiroki Kuroda(notes) has a no-trade clause in his contract, but that's not stopping teams from being interested in trading for him before the July 31 deadline, according to FOX Sports.
The right-hander is 5-9 this season with a 3.10 ERA and 77 strikeouts in 101 2/3 innings.
The 36-year-old has been with the Dodgers since his major league debut in April 2008. In his Japanese career, he went 103-89 with a 3.69 ERA and 1,257 strikeouts. In America, Kuroda has gone 33-39 with a 3.52 ERA and 439 strikeouts.