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Hideki Matsui retires
Even Godzilla has to say goodbye.
Hideki Matsui, the hard-working Japanese slugger who made a nearly seamless transition to the Major Leagues, retired on Thursday after a decade in MLB.
Matsui, 38, hit .282 with a .360 on-base percentage and 175 home runs while playing for the Yankees, Angels, Athletics and Rays. He spent the first seven seasons of his career in New York before signing...