• Kyodo


Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed a run in six innings to earn his third win of the season as the New York Mets defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 on Tuesday.

Matsuzaka, who was left in the minors on Opening Day and brought up as a reliever, was making his third start of the season. He gave up three hits and three walks while striking out five. Matsuzaka, who entered the game having walked 25 batters in 33⅔ innings, walked two batters in the first but quickly established a rhythm with sharp command of his curve and fastball.

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