[8/25/2016] Daisuke Matsuzaka tosses an inning in Ni-gun rehab game

Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched in a Ni-gun game against Hiroshima at Tama Home Stadium Chikugo on August 25. It was his first game since May 14.

Matsuzaka entered the game in the sixth inning and retired the side in order (Shohei Habu F8, Tatsuki Kuwahara G5, Yuta Shirahama F8). He threw eleven pitches and topped out at 144km/h. After his outing, he headed to the bullpen and threw about twenty extra pitches (all fastballs).

Source: Sports Hochi 8/25/2016, Tokyo Sports 8/25/2016, ZakZak 8/25/2016, Sponichi 8/25/2016, Nikkan Sports 8/25/2016

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