A Japanese baseball pitcher, Daisuke Matsuzaka first earned fame in Japan as a high school standout and then as the ace for the Seibu Lions. He throws two-seam and four-seam fastballs along with a plus curve and a plus slider. Matsuzaka was the ace for Japan in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics as well as the 2006 World Baseball Classic, in which he won the championship game.
Mets P Matsuzaka goes on 15-day DL with elbow injury
MILWAUKEE (AP) The New York Mets have placed relief pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 25, with right elbow inflammation on Saturday. The team selected pitcher Buddy Carlyle's contract from Triple-A Las Vegas. Carlyle is available for Saturday night's game in Milwaukee against the Brewers.Mets RHP Matsuzaka returns to NY for elbow exam
MILWAUKEE (AP) The Mets say pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to New York to have his right elbow examined. Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that the 33-year-old Matsuzaka felt something in his elbow a day earlier. Matsuzaka pitched two innings and gave up three earned runs in the Mets' 9-1 loss at Milwaukee on Thursday night. "He said when he was loosening up, he could feel it a ...S.I. Yanks drop 2-0 decision to Daisuke Matsuzaka, Cyclones
The 2014 Staten Island Yankees got their first taste of the big leagues Thursday night at MCU Park in Brooklyn, and it wasn't a very pleasant experience. The Baby Bombers are currently battling the Brooklyn Cyclones and two other New...Dice-K to make another rehab start
Daisuke Matsuzaka's sharp rehab outing on Saturday, during which he needed just 69 pitches (43 strikes) to get through six innings with three strikeouts and no walks, was another promising step forward in his recovery from a sore right elbow that has kept him sidelined since late July.Mets RHP Matsuzaka going back to NY to have elbow checked out
The Mets say pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to New York to have his right elbow examined.Mets? Dice-K strong in rehab outing
New York Mets right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka had a another strong rehab outing on Saturday, tossing six innings of one-run ball in a game for the... Read more ...Mets put Matsuzaka on 15-day DL with elbow injury
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The New York Mets have placed relief pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 25, with right elbow inflammation on Saturday. The team selected pitcher Buddy Carlyle's contract from Triple-A Las Vegas. Carlyle is available for Saturday night's game in Milwaukee against the Brewers.Mets? Daisuke Matsuzaka to have MRI exam on right elbow
MILWAUKEE ? Daisuke Matsuzaka followed one of his worst relief appearances of the season with a trip to New York for an MRI exam. The veteran right-hander had soreness in...Daisuke Matsuzaka lands on disabled list with elbow inflammation
Daisuke Matsuzaka has been surprisingly useful for the Mets this season in a swingman role, but now he's headed to the 15-day disabled list due to right elbow inflammation.Dice-K placed on 15-day DL, Carlyle recalled
The Mets placed Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, selecting the contract of right-hander Buddy Carlyle from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace him.
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In Japan's national high school tournament, Matsuzaka threw back-to-back complete game wins, throwing 250 pitches, then pitched an inning in relief the next day. On the fourth day, he started again and again got the win with a complete game, throwing about 400 pitches in four days.
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