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.
Daisuke Matsuzaka tosses three scoreless frames Thursday
Mets pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka returned to action Thursday against the Nationals, making his first appearance since Aug. 30. He permitted one hit and three walks while striking out one over three scoreless innings of work. He owns a 4.05 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP over 80 innings of relief.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.Josh Edgin, Daisuke Matsuzaka get cortisone injections in elbow
Mets pitchers Josh Edgin and Daisuke Matsuzaka received cortisone injections in their ailing elbows Tuesday, the team announced.Dice-K, Edgin target weekend return to bullpen
Ailing Mets relievers Daisuke Matsuzaka and Josh Edgin both received cortisone injections in their pitching elbows, according to manager Terry Collins, putting them on track to rejoin the team this weekend in Cincinnati.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 ...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 notes: Down two relievers
Relievers Josh Edgin and Daisuke Matsuzaka received cortisone injections in their elbows and will be unavailable for a few days.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 ...
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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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