The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers will square off Tuesday for Game 2 of a three-game set at in Arlington, TX, however, this match-up will have a bit more intrigue than other regular-season contests. That's because the Yankees will be throwing newly acquired Japanese pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, who will oppose Japanese phenom Yu Darvish.
Kuroda will be making his fourth start with the Yankees (10-6), who earned their fourth straight victory on Monday in a 7-4 victory in Game 1. Kuroda has had mixed results in his three starts, as he's compiled a 1-2 record with a 5.00 ERA.
Meanwhile, Darvish (2-0, 3.57 ERA) hasn't been Cy Young-esque, however, did help the Rangers down the Detroit Tigers 10-3 in his last start, which featured two hits, five walks and and five strike outs.
To catch the Japanese showdown, here's the basic viewing information:
Location: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Game Time: 8:05 p.m. ET
TV Information: YES Network or MLB Network
Radio: 1050 ESPN
Series: Yankees won Game 1 of the three-game set 7-4 on Monday.
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