Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 20, 2018

Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

The Hanshin Tigers kept former major leaguer Daisuke Matsuzaka from earning his first win since his return to NPB in 2015 with a 2-1 victory over the Chunichi Dragons on Thursday. In his second start for the Dragons, the 37-year-old Matsuzaka was tagged with his ...

Dragons to give Daisuke Matsuzaka a tryout in January

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 21, 2017

Dragons to give Daisuke Matsuzaka a tryout in January

The Chunichi Dragons said Thursday they will hold a tryout in January for former major league right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka. The 37-year-old recently parted ways with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. "I'm grateful that I got the chance," Matsuzaka said in a statement. "I will prepare thoroughly for ...