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Matsuzaka elbow issue not severe

Daisuke Matsuzaka, who landed on the disabled list on Friday with right elbow inflammation, should resume tossing a baseball in three or four days, Terry Collins said.
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Daisuke Matsuzaka to DL

The New York Mets have placed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow injury, reports Caitlin Swieca of / gettyimages.comMatsuzaka had some discomfort in his right elbow after pitching two innings in the Mets’ loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. He flew back to New York on Friday for an MRI before being placed on the disabled...
Via MLB Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Tuesday July 22nd: “There is definitely not much good that can come from pitching through pain, Especially with pain you have to make adjustments to your mechanics and one thing leads to another, not much good that comes from it.” -Daisuke Matsuzaka Thursday, July 24th: Daisuke Matsuzaka returned to New York today for an MRI on his elbow. The Mets reliever felt it bother him...
Via Metstradamus
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Daisuke Matsuzaka to have elbow examined

The New York Mets scored three runs in the ninth inning on Friday night to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 3-2. Lucas Duda hit a two-run home run and David Wright had an RBI single in the ninth. The win improved the Mets to 49-54 on the season, fourth place in the National League East. The Mets are struggling offensively, but are hanging tough with a pitching staff...
Via MLB Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daisuke Matsuzaka in NYC for MRI on Elbow

Right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka is in New York having his elbow examined according to manager Terry Collins. Dice-K felt pain in his elbow and will have an MRI. Matsuzaka allowed three earned runs — on two home runs — in two innings on Thursday. This season, he has a 3.87 ERA in 74 1/3 innings. Matsuzaka looked like he was in pain after pitching in the sixth inning of last night’s...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Dice-K edition

The New York Mets are more likely to be sellers than buyers at the 2014 trading deadline. One possible player to be traded, though uncorroborated by any official source, is Daisuke Matsuzaka. Dice-K has done all that the Mets have asked of him and more this season. Operating as both a starter and out of the bullpen, Matsuzaka has been one of the most consistent performers this season...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Daisuke Matsuzaka leaves start with upset stomach

getty images New York Mets pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka left Sunday’s start against the San Diego Padres with what has been termed a “severe upset stomach.” Matsuzaka pitched only one inning on Sunday allowing two walks before leaving. He was replaced by Carlos Torres. The Mets could pitch Matsuzaka on short rest or return him to the pen if necessary. "Severe upset stomach...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Why Daisuke Matsuzaka has been the biggest surprise

The New York Mets have found themselves with an array of pitching needs this season. Daisuke Matsuzaka has met all of them. A man who didn’t even make the team out of Spring Training has become one of the most solid performers. Need help in middle relief? Go to Dice-K. He’ll pitch the 6th and the 7th for you. Starter didn’t get out of the 4th? Matsuzaka will pitch 3 in relief...
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Matsuzaka “Not Too Bad” After Taking Liner Off Hammy

Daisuke Matsuzaka was struck in the right thigh with a Carlos Gomez-liner to end the sixth inning Tuesday night and was subsequently pulled from the game. Matsuzaka was already at 100 pitches, however; Terry Collins said post-game that he would have allowed the 33-year-old right-hander to begin the seventh inning, this according to Adam Rubin of “Pitch-count-wise...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s time to replace Daisuke Matsuzaka with Darin Gorski

When Daisuke Matsuzaka was first posted, I wanted the Mets to win the bid for him. A few years ago I proposed a trade of down-on-their luck pitchers, with the Mets sending Oliver Perez to Boston for Matsuzaka. When they finally picked him off the scrap heap, I was generally in favor of the move. But enough is enough. There’s no reason to subject either the fans or the other...
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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