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DAISUKE MATSUZAKA RUMORS

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
5 hours 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...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 4 , Braves 3

The Mets (40-49) opened up a four game, weeknight series against the division leading Atlanta Braves (49-40) tonight at Citi Field with Daisuke Matsuzaka facing off against Mike Minor. What you should know: Matsuzaka wasn’t the prettiest for New York tonight, but he still managed to throw seven scoreless innings, while allowing six hits, walking two and striking out three. The...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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 ESPNNewYork.com. “Pitch-count-wise...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Matsuzaka, Kirk up, Lannan down, Lagares to DL

The New York Mets made a pair of transactions in the last 24 hours. The first was placing Juan Lagares on the DL and calling up Kirk Nieuenhuis to play center field. The second was made just hours ago when they sent John Lannan to the minors and called up Daisuke Matsuzaka. Kirk Nieuenhuis looks to make an impact with the Mets following Juan Lagares’s injury Lagares was injured...
Via isportsweb.com
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Matsuzaka, Farnsworth to begin in Triple-A

Following their final preseason tune-up against the Toronto Blue Jays, the New York Mets chose not to bring two veteran pitchers to Queens. Daisuke Matsuzaka and Kyle Farnsworth, both signed to minor league contracts in the offseason, were demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas. It is likely that both will remain with the team as Farnsworth recently was released and resigned with a new minor...
Via isportsweb.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Mets Fix Daisuke Matsuzaka Only To Lose Him?

Even knowing that the New York Mets would not have Matt Harvey next season, there was a slight glimmer of optimism they might have enough to piece together a rotation and spend elsewhere. That glimmer is fading. MATSUZAKA: Will he walk away? Pitching coach Dan Warthen fixed Daisuke Matsuzaka’s long and cumbersome delivery, complete with a hitch. With a faster delivery, Matsuzaka...
Via New York Mets Report
October 23, 2013  |  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...
Via Mets360.com
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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