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Daisuke Matsuzaka will start Sunday on rehab against the Clippers. He will throw about 60 pitches and/or four innings.
Matsuzaka allowed two hits, walked two, hit a batter and struck out five against Toledo in his first rehab appearance. Of his 47 pitches, 29 were strikes. He’s been on the 15-day disabled list since April 15 with a mild right shoulder strain.
Matsuzaka was 0-1 with a 12.79 ERA in two starts with the Red Sox after winning the Most Valuable Player Award for Japan in the World Baseball Classic.
Dice-K comes to Huntington Park with a Japanese trainer/interpreter and I imagine many Japanese media members will also follow him to Columbus.
It’s expected that Matsuzaka will hold a press conference during the game once he is done pitching and I’ll post the audio here on the blog Sunday.
The Red Sox used Daisuke Matsuzaka in a rehab appearnce Tuesday with Pawtucket. He threw 47 pitches, going 2 2/3 innings in a 4-0 win over Toledo.
Dice-K has been on the 15-day disabled list since April 15 with a mild right shoulder strain.
The Red Sox are expected to have Matsuzaka make one more rehab start. That start would come Sunday against the Clippers at Huntington Park if it’s with Pawtucket and on regular rest.
I’ll keep you posted!
Don’t forget: Sunday is also Mother’s Day and the Huntington Park debut of “Quick Change”. If you’ve never seen Quick Change in action, follow these steps: