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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Rays Designate Hideki Matsui For Assignment

This season = Matthew Broderick version

The Rays announced that they designated Hideki Matsui for assignment… The Rays signed Matsui to a minor league deal in April and he appeared in 34 games with the team. The 38-year-old posted a .147/.214/.221 batting line with two home runs in 103 plate appearances.

The District Attorney Posted: July 25, 2012 at 07:00 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: hideki matsui, japan, rays, transactions

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   1. willcarrolldoesnotsuk Posted: July 25, 2012 at 08:06 PM (#4192318)
Wow, at AAA this year he's gone 170/231/213 in over 50 PA. Why'd they even call him up in the first place?

Sad. I like Hideki.
   2. GEB4000 Posted: July 26, 2012 at 12:03 PM (#4192662)
Should have pulled Vlad out of the pile of old creaky-legged DHs. He had a better year in 2011 than Matsui and he's younger.
   3. Misirlou was a Buddhist prodigy Posted: July 26, 2012 at 12:33 PM (#4192690)
I thought the Matsui signing was pointless from the beginning.

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