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Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are in after it was announced that Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan 'Pudge' Rodriguez will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. They also talk about some notable candidates who weren't elected this year like Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds.
Guys get into who the new back up will be if they need one and discuss Sox along the way
last offseason on the heels of a season in which he won a Silver Slugger award as the top DH in the American League. Hideki Matsui , after a fine 2009 season in which he hit 29 homers, had an .876 OPS and ended up winning World Series MVP honors, could find only a one
devaluing of the designated hitter position, which currently has a litany of candidates (Vlad Guerrero, Johnny Damon , Hideki Matsui ) still on the open market primed to settle for relatively how dollar figures. Even when it comes to the one player who inked a significant deal
possibility for a team that needs to upgrade the position. Athletics: The A’s went the discount DH route, signing Hideki Matsui to a one-year, $4.25 million deal. They received a poor return, as the veteran hit .251/.321/.375/.696. As
respectable .279 average masking his awful .315 OBP and .700 OPS. --The Athletics went the bargain route, signing Hideki Matsui to a one-year, $4.25 million deal. The 37-year-old has performed like a player whose career is nearing its end, hitting .209 with a .617 OPS and six homers in 300 plate appearances. -- Jim Thome , at the
aberration. And when you had names such as Ramirez, Hideki Matsui ($4.25 million) and Jim Thome ($3 million) settling ..... million) Angels: Bobby Abreu ($9 million) Oakland: Hideki Matsui ($4.25 million) Toronto: Adam Lind ($5 million
just trying to stay ready at that point.” First up: Hideki Matsui , Tazawa’s Japanese countryman and a childhood hero. “I didn ..... dream kind of situation for me, facing that guy.” Matsui greeted Tazawa with a screaming liner to center for the first out. Singles by Jorge Posada
Tuesday, with about 200 media members there to see him — the largest turnout since the 2003 introduction of outfielder Hideki Matsui . “This is Yankee big,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “This is Steinbrenner big.” Owner Hal Steinbrenner expressed no regret in shelling out $155 million (plus a $20 million posting fee) for the 25-year-old right-hander who went 24
The Rays have designated Hideki Matsui for assignment to make room for newly acquired Ryan Roberts . Matsui , who signed a minor league contract with ..... Johnson ‘s go-ahead sacrifice fly. Matsui , 38, has spent 10 years in the majors
shut out the Rays over the final three innings. In the ninth, Aceves loaded the bases with two outs but then retired Hideki Matsui on a long fly ball to right field to end the game. For more Red Sox news, visit the team page at weei.com/redsox
Carlos Pena (38 plate appearances): .114 BA/.184 OBP/.257 SLG, 2 doubles, 1 HR, 3 walks, 18 strikeouts Hideki Matsui (37): .257/.297/.571, 1 triple, 3 HR, 5 RBIs, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts B.J. Upton (36): .206