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Daisuke Matsuzaka

Daisuke Matsuzaka
Matsuzaka pitching for Japan in the 2006 World Baseball Classic
Personal information
NameDaisuke Matsuzaka
TeamBoston Red Sox
Professional debut
Debut leagueNPB
Debut dateApril 7, 1999
Debut teamSeibu Lions
Debut leagueMLB
Debut dateApril 5, 2007
Debut teamBoston Red Sox
Win loss record108 60
Earned run average2.95
MLB (2010 season)
Win-Loss46 27
Earned run average4.18
*Seibu Lions (NPB) (1999 2006) *Boston Red Sox (MLB) (2007 present)
NPB *Pacific League Rookie of the Year (1999) *3x NPB Win Champion (1999 2001) *4x NPB Strikeout Champion (2000, 2001, 2003, 2005) *2x NPB ERA Champion (2003, 2004) *Eiji Sawamura Award (2001) *3x NPB Best Nine Award (1999 2001) *7x Mitsui Golden Glove Award (1999 2001, 2003 2006) *7x NPB All-Star selection (1999 2001, 2004 2006) *Japan Series Champion (2004) MLB *2007 World Series champion Japan National Team *2x World Baseball Classic champion (2006, 2009) *2x World Baseball Classic MVP (2006, 2009) Other *Japan Professional Sports Grand Prize (1999)

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|} is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball in the United States. He previously played for the Seibu Lions in Japan's Pacific League. He was selected the MVP of the inaugural and the second World Baseball Classic, and is an Olympic bronze medalist.

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