GOODYEAR, AZ - FEBRUARY 24: Starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka #20 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during the spring training game at Goodyear Ballpark on February 24, 2013 in Goodyear, Arizona.
My breaking pitches need to improve ... More important, my velocity can improve. It is not what I know it can be. That is probably one of the reasons the front office decided to make this decision. The calf injury that happened along the way was a big setback. My arm feels good. Other than my velocity, I think I'm all set.
It ended up being all right ... Other than my last outing, I think I've been improving with each outing. I think I'm in a good place right now. The competition is obviously in my mind, and it's definitely something that I need to continue to focus on, but the important part is to make sure I'm all right.More quotes »
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Indians | Daisuke Matsuzaka should be back by end of June
The Cleveland Indians expect SP Daisuke Matsuzaka (oblique) back from injury within the next month, which would place his return around the final week of June. Matsuzaka has been sidelined since April 28 due to an oblique injury. from KFFL Read more »
The Indians expect Daisuke Matsuzaka to be pitching again in the minor leagues within the next month after an oblique injury sidelined him. Matsuzaka has been out since April 28 when he hurt his side while pitching for Triple-A Columbus. Indians Vice Pre from Zanesville Times Recorder Read more »
Indians' Matsuzaka improving from side injury
CLEVELAND — The Indians expect right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka to be pitch again in the minor leagues within the next month after an oblique injury sidelined him. Matsuzaka has been out since April 28, when he hurt his side while pitching for Triple-A Col from Boston Herald Read more »
Daisuke Matsuzaka placed on minor-league DL
Indians starter Daisuke Matsuzaka has been placed on the seven-day minor-league disabled list with an abdominal strain, the club announced Tuesday. Matsuzaka owns a 3.92 ERA in five minor-league starts. He has struck out 24 batters in 20 2/3 innings, but from CBS Sports Read more »
Cleveland Indians' minor league report
View full sizeDaisuke Matsuzaka, shown here in Cleveland Indians spring training in Arizona, had to leave a start Sunday in the fourth inning for Class AAA Columbus due to an undisclosed injury. Mark Duncan, Associated Press Class AAA: Columbus 6, Pawtuc from Cleveland.com Read more »