Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/2/13
Daisuke Matsuzaka realizes his poor results in three starts with the Mets could jeopardize his spot in the rotation. Even so, it appears the right-hander will be given at least one more chance. Matsuzaka allowed six runs in only three innings as Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves beat New York 13-5 on Monday. Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs in the first two innings. Matsuzaka (0-3), who gave up seven hits with two walks, has a 10.95 ERA in three starts since signing with the Mets. ''Looking at the way I pitched today, if I'm told that this is my last start then that's something that I'll have to accept,'' Matsuzaka said through a translator. ''You guys saw the results. I'm very disappointed in myself today.'' Mets manager Terry Collins said he plans to stick with Matsuzaka but said the right-hander must pitch deeper into games. ''There's no reason why we probably don't run him out there again,'' Collins said. ''He's got to keep going. He's g...
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