Daisuke Matsuzaka

Daisuke Matsuzaka (‘?†? †??Š¬?, Matsuzaka Daisuke?, born September 13, 1980 in Aomori, Aomori Prefecture) is a starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox. He previously played for the Seibu Lions in Japan’s Pacific League. He was selected the MVP of the inaugural and the second World Baseball Classic, and is an Olympic bronze medalist.