[8/20/2016] Daisuke Matsuzaka throws forty-two pitches in batting practice scrimmage

Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched in a batting practice scrimmage at Tama Home Stadium Chikugo earlier today. He faced eleven batters (Yusuke Masago, Go Kamamoto, and Kaisei Sone), threw forty-two pitches (all types, including change-up, slider, curveball, two-seamer), and allowed two hits. He also struck out four.

Matsuzaka told reporters he was able to throw all his pitches without any difficulties and that if there were no problems, his next outing would be in a game.

Source: Sponichi 8/20/2016, Sponichi 8/21/2016Nikkan Sports 8/20/2016

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