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Daisuke Matsuzaka returned home on Wednesday, solidifying a deal to spend his 20th season in pro baseball with the Saitama Seibu Lions, the club he spent Year 1 with back in 1999.

While the reunion angle is nice and all, Matsuzaka’s signing is also a reminder there are still a few members of the famed “Matsuzaka Generation” still kicking around Japanese pro ball.

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