Sep. 26 10:52 AM PT11:52 AM MT12:52 PM CT1:52 PM ET13:52 HE17:52 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. Analisis: 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.
Ago. 22 4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET19:15 HE23:15 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. Analisis: 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.
Ago. 20 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 HE16:53 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. Analisis: 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.
Mayo 19 10:17 AM PT11:17 AM MT12:17 PM CT1:17 PM ET13:17 HE17:17 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. Analisis: 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 HE22:54 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. Analisis: 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 HE3:28 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. Analisis: 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 HE17:55 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. Analisis: 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 HE21:00 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. Analisis: 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.