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Matsuzaka begins rehab assignment

Daisuke Matsuzaka

Daisuke Matsuzaka

#16 RP
New York Mets

2014 STATS

  • GM28
  • W3

  • L3

  • BB44

  • K71

  • ERA3.87

NEW YORK -- Daisuke Matsuzaka tossed three scoreless innings for Single-A St. Lucie on Monday night against Bradenton. Matsuzaka allowed one hit and struck out three in a 39-pitch effort.

"It’s been a while since I’ve pitched in a game, so my focus was on how I prepared and how I went in to the game," Matsuzaka told TCPalm.com through an interpreter. "I was able to do that pretty well. Everything went smoothly. I’d give it a 10."

Terry Collins said Matsuzaka will make one or two more rehab starts before being activated from the disabled list.