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Daisuke Matsu-SOCK-a!

November 15, 2006

Daisuke Matsuzaka is one step closer to Major League Baseball It’s official: the Boston Red Sox have won the bidding for Japanese star righthander Daisuke Matsuzaka with a bid of 51.1 million.  That’s in yen, right?  Nope, the Red Sox bid was $51.1Million, and experts have described it as “monstrous”, “obscene”, “outrageous”, “amazing”, and every […]

Profile: Daisuke Matsuzaka

November 5, 2006

Daisuke Matsuzaka This offseason’s most treasured available player is not even on US soil yet.  He’s Japanese superstar righthander Daisuke Matsuzaka.  Matsuzaka has plenty of things going for him; he might be the best player ever to come from Japan to the MLB, he was the MVP of the inaugural World Baseball Classic, he has […]