The Detroit Tigers' potent bats gave Japanese pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka a rude welcome in his return to Major League Baseball with the New York Mets.
Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka of the New York Mets delivers a pitch against the Detroit Tigers on August 23, 2013 at Citi Field in New York City. Matsuzaka gave up five runs on six hits with one walk through five innings in his first start for the Mets
Matsuzaka, who helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2007 World Series, gave up five runs on six hits with one walk through five innings in his first start for the Mets, who signed him on Thursday to bolster an injury-depleted pitching rotation.
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