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[3/25/2013] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Yoshinori Tateyama, Yu Darvish

by on Mar.25, 2013 @ 9:35 pm, under MLB

Daisuke Matsuzaka was released by the Cleveland Indians on Monday.

The Plain Dealers' Paul Hoynes also tweeted the following:

#Indians release Dice-K from current contract. It's believed they're renegotiating a new one with him to keep him in organization. [link]

By releasing Dice-K now, #Indians don't have to pay him $100,000 retention bonus Tues, while renegotiating his deal.  [link]

Source: official Tweet

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An undisclosed number of teams showed interest in Yoshinori Tateyama, but he ultimately decided to re-sign with the Rangers because the other offers were not that good.

Source: Sponichi 3/25/2013

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YUniverse T-shirts and K cards will be handed out to fans sitting in the Yu Darvish cheering section during home games.

Source: Star-Telegram, official annoucement