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MetsBlog Dec 5, 2014

Dice-K to return to Japan

Daisuke Matsuzaka will return to Japan to continue pitching in the Japan Pacific League (AP, Dec. 5). Dice-K has signed with the Softbank Hawks. Matsuzaka, 34, posted a 3.89 ERA and 1.344 WHIP over 83 1/3 innings for …
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 25, 2014

MLB hot stove: Former Mets reliever Daisuke Matsuzaka to return to Japan (report)

Matsuzaka had expressed a preference to remain a starter at the end of the 2014 season and he will get that chance in Japan.
The Republican Nov 25, 2014
Report: Former Boston Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka looking to return to Japanese baseball

Report: Former Boston Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka looking to return to Japanese baseball

After two under-the-radar seasons with the New York Mets, it appears that Matsuzaka is heading back to Japan to continue his career.

Report: Dice-K expected to return to Japan

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 SPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM34 W3 L3 BB50 K78 ERA3.89 NEW YORK -- Daisuke Matsuzaka is expected to accept an offer from the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks to return to his native Japan, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported. After completing the 2014 season with the Mets, Matsuzaka expressed a strong desire to return to full-time starting pitching. An official announcement is expected within days.
Rotoworld Nov 25, 2014

Report: Daisuke Matsuzaka to return to Japan - Daisuke Matsuzaka (R) International Player

According to the Japan Times, Daisuke Matsuzaka is expected to return to Japan to pitch for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks.
KFFL Nov 25, 2014

Japanese League | Daisuke Matsuzaka heading overseas

Free-agent RP Daisuke Matsuzaka (Mets) will return to Japan and sign with the Fukuoka Softbank ...

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