The Yankees can cross Hiroki Kuroda off their list.
The Red Sox, too. And the Rangers? Yeah, you too.
According to sources, Kuroda told Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti on Saturday that he would prefer to just stay put, and will not agree to waive his full no-trade clause to accept any deal. Thus, Kuroda will remain a Dodger for the rest of the season.
The Rangers had been one of the supposed four finalists in the hunt for Kuroda, but this effectively ends all talk of that ... Knobler says that Kuroda had a house in the Los Angeles area and "couldn't imagine himself" being in any other team's uniform, so this sounds like a situation where he couldn't have been swayed from his decision with monetary enticements.
As far as I'm aware, the Rangers are no longer in the rumored discussion on any starting pitcher other than some very vague talk about the Rangers wanting John Danks included in a Matt Thornton-to-Texas deal if the White Sox were to want Derek Holland back.