When Horace Wilson taught the game of baseball to the Japanese in the late 19th century, he couldn’t have imagined baseball-loving countries would anticipate the match-up taking place tonight in Arlington, Texas. The New York Yankees will send Hiroki Kuroda (1-2, 5.00) against Texas Rangers Yu Darvish (2-0, 3.57). Both were free agents after the 2011 season, but only one cost more than $100 million and provides more upside (Darvish), while the other is in the twilight of his career, but is still very effective (Kuroda). 395 days
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