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.
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians expect right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka to be pitch again in the minor leagues within the next month after an oblique injury sidelined him.Dice-K on the way back
Daisuke Matsuzaka could be back on a minor league mound next month. The right-hander has been out win an oblique injury since April 28. Indians Director of Player Development Ross Atkins said Sunday thatDice-K expected back in minors within month
The Indians expect right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka to pitch again in the minor leagues within the next month after an oblique injury sidelined him.LATEST NEWS
CLEVELAND (AP) ? The Indians expect right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka to be pitch again in the minor leagues within the next month after an oblique injury sidelined him.Cleveland Indians' minor league report
Daisuke Matsuzaka had to leave a start in Columbus in the fourth inning with an undisclosed injury, but the Clippers went on to defeat Pawtucket, 6-5.Felix Doubront Shows Positive Signs in Loss to the Chicago White Sox
COMMENTARY| The 2013 Boston Red Sox are a much different team than the one that made fans sick to their stomach the past few seasons. New personnel both in management and on the field have helped Boston return to legitimacy in the first two months of the year. And, of course new players taking the field at Fenway means that many others have parted.Four Justin Verlander pitches in one video (also gif)
Remember last week, when we saw five Yu Darvish pitches in a single gif ? MLB Network has employed the same idea to overlay all four of Justin Verlander's offerings, and present it to you in video form: Your browser does not support iframes. We know what you really want to see, though. The same thing as a gif... ...and as a slower gif: I can't wait to see the Daisuke Matsuzaka version of this ...Matsuzaka expected to pitch again soon
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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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