Daisuke Matsuzaka’s career has fizzled since his much-ballyhooed move from Japan to the Red Sox in 2007. But he hopes his seven-game stint with the Mets will drum up some interest in free agency.
The Mets signed the Japanese right-hander to a one-year contract on Thursday and plan to start him in the opener of a weekend series against the Detroit Tigers.
Does Dice-K have a suitor in Queens?
Daisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka achieved varied success in his five years with the Boston Red Sox, but was the $51,111,111.11 paid for the rights to negotiate with the Japanese star worth the money?