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Daisuke Matsuzaka

Date of birth: 13 September 1980
Primary position: Pitcher

Career Pitching Statistics through 2017 Season

SeasonWLSVIPHERSOERA
200715120204.71911002014.40
20081830167.7128541542.90
200946059.38138545.77
2010960153.7137801334.68
201133037.33222265.31
201217045.75842418.27
TOTAL50370668.36273366094.52

Memorable Moments for Daisuke Matsuzaka

  • 13 December 2006 - The Red Sox agree to terms with Far East phenom Daisuke Matsuzaka on a six-year, $52 million contract pending a physical; options make the deal potentially worth $60 million overall to the veteran Japanese pitcher. Boston had outbid every other team for the right to negotiate with Matsuzaka, offering a $51.1 million bid to the Seibu Lions of the Japan's Pacific League.
  • 17 April 2007 - Despite a 2-1 loss, Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka strikes out 10 Blue Jays batters to become only the second pitcher in major league history to record double-digit strikeout totals in his first three starts, the other being Fernando Valenzuela in 1981.