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The Republican Oct 6, 2014

Stock Watch: Rusney Castillo's impressive debut and what it means for Red Sox in 2015

Unless the Red Sox shock the baseball world by trading their highest profile international signing since Daisuke Matsuzaka, Castillo will be playing in the Red Sox’s outfield in 2015.

Will Daisuke Matsuzaka return to Japan?

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 RPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM34 W3 L3 BB50 K78 ERA3.89 NEW YORK -- Daisuke Matsuzaka's career will continue next season. But will it go on in Major League Baseball or back in his native Japan? Matsuzaka offered no firm statement on that topic, but did say his next job would be as a starting pitcher -- not in relief, where the Mets used him for much of this season. Matsuzaka, who turned 34 on Sept. 14, enters Sunday's season finale with a 3-3 record and 3.

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