|Sep. 26 10:52 AM PT11:52 AM MT12:52 PM CT1:52 PM ET13:52 ET17:52 GMT1:52 CST10:52 AM MST12:52 PM EST1:22 PM VEN21:52 UAE12:52 PM CT-Matsuzaka scattered four hits in 7 2-3 innings Wednesday in a win over the Reds.
Analysis: He won his third consecutive start to even his record after three losses and a no-decision in his first four starts since joining the Mets in August.
|Aug. 22 4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET19:15 ET23:15 GMT7:15 CST4:15 PM MST6:15 PM EST6:45 PM VEN3:15 UAE (+1)6:15 PM CT-The New York Mets have signed Daisuke Matsuzaka to a one-year contract, and the right-hander is scheduled to start Friday night's game against Detroit.
Analysis: Matsuzaka was released by Cleveland on Tuesday at his request. He had spent the entire season at Triple-A Columbus after failing to win a spot in Cleveland's rotation during spring training.
|Aug. 20 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 ET16:53 GMT0:53 CST9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST12:23 PM VEN20:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-The Indians have released Matsuzaka. He is now a free agent.
Analysis: The right-hander spent the entire season at Triple-A Columbus, where he went 5-8 with a 3.92 ERA in 19 starts for the Clippers. The Indians had signed him to a minor-league deal in February, but Matsuzaka did not make the 40-man roster and was released before re-signing with Cleveland.
|May 19 10:17 AM PT11:17 AM MT12:17 PM CT1:17 PM ET13:17 ET17:17 GMT1:17 CST10:17 AM MST12:17 PM EST12:47 PM VEN21:17 UAE12:17 PM CT-The Indians expect right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka to pitch again in the minor leagues within the next month after an oblique injury sidelined him.
Analysis: Matsuzaka has been out since April 28, when he hurt his side while pitching for Triple-A Columbus. Indians vice president Ross Atkins said Sunday that the Japanese right-hander is progressing, and he believes Matsuzaka will be pitching again "in weeks, not months." Matsuzaka signed a minor-league contract in February and was given a chance to win a job in Cleveland's rotation during spring training. But he was beaten out.
|Mar. 27 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET18:54 ET22:54 GMT6:54 CST3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST6:24 PM VEN2:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Matsuzaka made his final Cactus League start of the spring, working 5 1/3 strong innings in the Indians' 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Analysis: Matsuzaka, who allowed two runs on five hits, will report to Triple-A Columbus when the Indians break camp. The Japanese right-hander is working his way back to the majors after undergoing Tommy John surgery last June.
|Mar. 24 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET23:28 ET3:28 GMT11:28 CST8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST10:58 PM VEN7:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Matsuzaka signed a minor league deal with the Indians after they released him.
Analysis: Matsuzaka appeared in four spring training games and allowed two runs in eight innings.
|Mar. 18 10:55 AM PT11:55 AM MT12:55 PM CT1:55 PM ET13:55 ET17:55 GMT1:55 CST10:55 AM MST12:55 PM EST1:25 PM VEN21:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Matsuzaka will not make the Cleveland Indians' opening-day roster.
Analysis: Matsuzaka, trying to make a comeback after pitching in just 11 games last season with Boston following elbow reconstruction surgery, may accept an offer to stay in the club's minor league camp. The 32-year-old Japanese right-hander was trying to win a spot in Cleveland's rotation.
|Feb. 10 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 CST2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST4:30 PM VEN1:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Matsuzaka and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract. The right-hander will have a chance to win a spot in Cleveland's starting rotation if he passes a physical. The club's pitchers and catchers reported to camp in Goodyear, Ariz. on Sunday, with physicals scheduled to take place Monday. On Saturday, the Indians signed 42-year-old slugger Jason Giambi to a minor league deal.
Analysis: The 32-year-old has won 50 major league games since signing a $52 million, six-year contract with Boston as free agent in 2007. Dice-K is reuniting with Terry Francona, his manager for most of his time with the Red Sox. Matsuzaka went 33-15 with a 3.72 ERA in 61 starts for Boston in 2007-08. However, he has been limited to 18 starts and 83 innings the last two seasons after right elbow surgery in 2011.
|2007||Bos||15||12||0 - 0||32||32||1||204.2||191||100||100||25||80||1||201||1.32||4.40||$245.17|
|2008||Bos||18||3||0 - 0||29||29||0||167.2||128||58||54||12||94||1||154||1.32||2.90||$246.67|
|2009||Bos||4||6||0 - 0||12||12||0||59.1||81||38||38||10||30||1||54||1.87||5.76||$39.83|
|2010||Bos||9||6||0 - 0||25||25||0||153.2||137||84||80||13||74||1||133||1.37||4.69||$146.17|
|2011||Bos||3||3||0 - 0||8||7||0||37.1||32||24||22||4||23||0||26||1.47||5.30||$28.83|
|2012||Bos||1||7||0 - 0||11||11||0||45.2||58||43||42||11||20||0||41||1.71||8.28||$10.67|
|2013||NYM||3||3||0 - 0||7||7||0||38.2||32||21||19||4||16||0||33||1.24||4.42||$43.67|
|Career||53||40||0 - 0||124||123||1||707.0||659||368||355||79||337||4||642||1.41||4.52|
|2007||Bos||Total||2||1||0 - 0||4||4||0||19.2||22||11||11||1||8||0||17||5.03|
|0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.2||7||3||3||0||3||0||3||5.79|
|LCS||1||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||9.2||12||6||6||1||2||0||9||5.59|
|WS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.1||3||2||2||0||3||0||5||3.38|
|2008||Bos||Total||1||0||0 - 0||3||3||0||16.0||17||8||8||3||9||0||16||4.50|
|0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.0||8||3||3||0||3||0||5||5.40|
|LCS||1||0||0 - 0||2||2||0||11.0||9||5||5||3||6||0||11||4.09|
|Career||3||1||0 - 0||7||7||0||35.2||39||19||19||4||17||0||33||4.79|
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