[5/4/2016] Matsuzaka tosses four shutout innings against Ni-gun Orix

Daisuke Matsuzaka (right shoulder) started a rehab game at Ni-gun against Orix at Chikugo today. He pitched four shutout innings and allowed two hits. He threw sixty-six pitches and topped out at 144km/h.

  • First inning: fly out to right, strikeout swinging, fly out to left
  • Second inning: strikeout looking, ground out to second, ground out short
  • Third inning: ground out to the pitcher, single to center, ground out to third (double play)
  • Fourth inning: ground out to second,walk, fly out to left, single to left, walk, strikeout looking

Source: Daily Sports 5/4/2016, Sponichi 5/4/2016, Nikkan Sports 5/4/2016

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