Matsuzaka 'shocked' by minor league demotion

Mar 30, 2014

Matsuzaka 'shocked' by minor league demotion

The New York Mets on Saturday reassigned Daisuke Matsuzaka to Triple-A Las Vegas, a move that shocked the veteran right-hander. The 33-year-old Matsuzaka will start the season in the minors despite his 3.04 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 23⅔ spring innings. He had eight ...

Matsuzaka falls to 0-3 after another bad outing for Mets

Sep 3, 2013

Matsuzaka falls to 0-3 after another bad outing for Mets

Once again struggling with his pace on the mound, New York Mets starter Daisuke Matsuzaka was roughed up for six runs in three innings in a 13-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Matsuzaka, who spent the bulk of the season with the ...

Dice-K gets roughed up again

Aug 29, 2013

Dice-K gets roughed up again

Daisuke Matsuzaka struggled on Wednesday, taking the loss in the New York Mets’ 6-2 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies. Matsuzaka (0-2), who spent the bulk of the season with the Cleveland Indians’ Triple-A farm team, was making his second start since signing with the ...

Dice-K shelled in Mets debut

Aug 24, 2013

Dice-K shelled in Mets debut

Daisuke Matsuzaka received a rude welcome back to the major leagues on Friday as the right-hander took the loss after allowing five earned runs in five innings in the New York Mets’ 6-1 drubbing by the Detroit Tigers. Matsuzaka, who signed with the Mets ...

Matsuzaka marks Indians spring debut with two shutout innings

Feb 26, 2013

Matsuzaka marks Indians spring debut with two shutout innings

Daisuke Matsuzaka began his fight to make the opening day roster Sunday, pitching two scoreless innings in his first spring appearance for the Cleveland Indians. Under strong winds in the surprising cold against the Cincinnati Reds, Matsuzaka came on in the third, not allowing ...