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