• Kyodo


Former big-leaguer Daisuke Matsuzaka has signed a new one-year deal with the Saitama Seibu Lions, the Pacific League club said Monday.

The 40-year-old right-hander rejoined the Lions last December after 14 years away, but he did not pitch for their first team this season after undergoing cervical spine surgery in July and spending much of the time rehabilitating.

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