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 activate Daisuke Matsuzaka, place reliever Vic Black on DL
The New York Mets have put reliever Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list because of a herniated disk in his neck and activated right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka.Daisuke Matsuzaka activated Thursday
Mets pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka has been activated from the disabled list, according to ESPN.Mets injury news: Daisuke Matsuzaka returns to roster, Vic Black heads to DL
While one Mets pitcher was activated before tonight's game against the Braves, another headed to the disabled list. ROSTER MOVE: #Mets place RHP Vic Black on the 15-Day Disabled List retroactive to Aug. 24 with a herniated disk in his neck. ? New York Mets (@Mets) August 28, 2014 Black has been a solid option out of the bullpen for the Mets this year?noted for his ability to come in with runners ...Mets activate RHP Matsuzaka, put RHP Black on DL
The New York Mets have put reliever Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list because of a herniated disk in his neck and activated right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka. The Mets made the moves before Thursday night's game against Atlanta. Matsuzaka was put on the 15-day DL on July 26 with elbow inflammation. General manager Sandy Alderson indicated it would take a while before the right-hander feels any ...Mets? Matsuzaka returns to mound
The New York Mets activated right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka and put reliever Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list because of a herniated disk in his... Read more ...Matsuzaka effective in third rehab start
New York Mets right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed two hits in five innings on Thursday in his third rehab appearance while on the disabled list... Read more ...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 ...Dice-K throws solid rehab outing
New York Mets right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka threw three scoreless innings in his first rehab start in Single-A St. Lucie?s game on Monday... Read more ...Matsuzaka has bullpen session
New York Mets right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka threw off the mound in a bullpen practice Monday for the first time since going on the 15-day disabled... Read more ...Mets place Black on DL, activate Dice-K
Hoping to ease their roster strain after effectively playing their past two games with 21 men, the Mets on Thursday placed reliever Vic Black on the disabled list, activating right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka.
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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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