According to the Japan Times, Daisuke Matsuzaka is expected to return to Japan to pitch for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks.
Daisuke Matsuzaka is close an agreement with a Japanese team, reports Rob Bradford of WEEI.
Sports Hochi reports that the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks plan to offer Daisuke Matsuzaka a four-year contract worth about $3.58 million per season.
Daisuke Matsuzaka recently received a cortisone injection in his right elbow.
Mets activated RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka from the 15-day disabled list.
Daisuke Matsuzaka (elbow) will make his third minor league rehab start Thursday with Class A Brooklyn.
Daisuke Matsuzaka (elbow) tossed three scoreless innings Monday in his first minor league rehab start with High-A St. Lucie.
Daisuke Matsuzaka (elbow) threw a 38-pitch bullpen session on Saturday.
Daisuke Matsuzaka (elbow) has progressed to throwing off flat ground in recent days.
Daisuke Matsuzaka (elbow) is expected to resume throwing in 3-4 days.
Daisuke Matsuzaka does not need elbow surgery.
Mets placed RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation.
Daisuke Matsuzaka has flown back to New York to have his right elbow examined.
Daisuke Matsuzaka has been moved to the Mets' bullpen.