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.
Daisuke Matsuzaka blanked the Braves for seven innings Monday, but he didn't factor into the decision after a three-run eighth.