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Kuroda has tough time in Colorado

Pitcher gives up five earned runs and 10 hits in a loss against lefty-heavy Rockies

Updated: May 30, 2010, 3:24 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DENVER -- Hiroki Kuroda wouldn't blame it on the mile-high altitude, the light air, the cold, the wind or what is arguably the most hitter-friendly ballpark in the majors. He wouldn't even blame it on the fact he simply doesn't match up well against the heavily left-handed Colorado Rockies, even though his numbers in six career starts against them would strongly suggest that he doesn't.

But the one thing Kuroda did blame for his lackluster performance Saturday night, when the Los Angeles ...

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