Hideki Matsui

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Godzilla’s Big Debut And A Big Media Swarm

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Godzilla’s Big Debut And A Big Media Swarm

    May 30, 2012 at 7:39 am 3 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. White Sox 7, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Godzilla. Hideki Matsui came. He met with the media. He just missed a home run. He hit a […]

     
  • Godzilla Is Back! Hideki Matsui Hits Home Run In Second At Bat With Rays [VIDEO]

    May 29, 2012 at 7:24 pm 3 comments

    On the first pitch of his second at bat, Hideki Matsui showed the world that there is still a little Godzilla in his bat, hitting a deep home run to right field. Here’s the video (via Sun Sports)… Likes(1)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Godzilla Added To Rays’ Roster

    May 29, 2012 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

    As expected, the Rays have announced that Hideki Matsui has been promoted from triple-A and will be in uniform for tonight’s game. To make room, Stephen Vogt was optioned back to Durham. Also, Brandon Guyer was transferred to the 60-day DL to make room on the 40-man roster. That gives […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Improvement, Facing Lefties, And Here Comes Godzilla

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Moore’s Improvement, Facing Lefties, And Here Comes Godzilla

    May 29, 2012 at 7:30 am 4 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. White Sox 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Matt Moore. Double-Nickel still throws too many fastballs up in the zone. Of his 71 fastballs, only 25 […]

     
  • Hideki Matsui To Join Rays On Tuesday, But May Have An Unfamiliar Number

    Hideki Matsui To Join Rays On Tuesday, But May Have An Unfamiliar Number

    May 28, 2012 at 8:53 pm 2 comments

    According to Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times (via Twitter), Hideki Matsui will be promoted and join the Rays tomorrow. The Rays have yet to announce who will be removed from the roster. Matsui was just 6-36 (.167) in 13 games at triple-A Durham, with nine strikeouts and four […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Player To The DL, And One Close To Returning

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Another Player To The DL, And One Close To Returning

    May 22, 2012 at 8:14 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Blue Jays 6, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: This Is Why. Is there a looser team in baseball? As much as this team seems like they […]

     
  • Can Hideki Matsui Hit Lefties?

    Can Hideki Matsui Hit Lefties?

    May 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm 2 comments

    The simple answer is “yes.” And that is why many people believe Hideki Matsui will likely be called up this week. But like many things, it’s not that simple. Here’s a look Matsui’s career splits… That is about as even as it ever gets for a left-handed batter. And in […]

     
  • Rays May Add A Big Bat This Week

    Rays May Add A Big Bat This Week

    May 21, 2012 at 8:00 am 10 comments

    The Rays made no promises to Hideki Matsui about calling him up to the big leagues. But after just six games in triple-A, the Rays have apparently seen all they need to see. According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Matsui “seems likely” to be promoted to the […]

     
  • Hey, It’s Just Hideki Matsui Doing Hideki Matsui Things

    May 17, 2012 at 11:14 am 0 comments

    In the first at bat of his second game with the Durham Bulls, Hideki Matsui delivered a 2-run double with an opposite-field drive off the Monster at DBAP. His first hit in the Rays organization. Here’s the video… Your browser does not support iframes. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Hideki Matsui Just Misses A Home Run In Triple-A Debut

    May 16, 2012 at 10:08 am 0 comments

    Hideki Matsui made his debut with the Durham Bulls last night, going 0-4. He did just miss a home run in his second at bat. Here are his first two at bats and his post-game press conference… FIRST AT BAT: SECOND AT BAT: POST-GAME: Likes(0)Dislikes(0)