Kosuke Fukudome

Kosuke Fukudome

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/200 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Osaki, Japan
College: None
Draft: Undrafted 2007 signed by the
  • WIBX AM 950

    Lessons From His Late Father Propel New York Yankees Hero

    Tuesday night was a tough time to focus for anyone with the unthinkable horror in Texas, especially if you are from within 100 miles of the tragedy. Then add in that it is your late father's birthday and you play Major League baseball for his favorite team. Top it all off with your first place team has lost 4 out of 5 of their last games, which is irrelevant in comparison to the nightmare in the first sentence.

  • Pinstripe Alley

    No longer a prospect, Clarke Schmidt is still defining his role with the Yankees

    Last week, Yankees prospect Clarke Schmidt exceeded 45 days of major league service, and in the eyes of, he is no longer a prospect. Schmidt has been on a journey through the Yankee system that has seen him progress from a slightly controversial draft pick, to one of the organization’s top prospects, and now to a position where he is trying to carve out a role on the major league roster.

  • Morton Times-News

    New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays odds, picks and predictions

    The New York Yankees (33-13) visit Tropicana Field Saturday for the 3rd of a 4-game series with the American League East rival Tampa Bay Rays (26-19). First pitch is set for 4:10 p.m. ET.