Kazuo Matsui

Colorado Rockies #0 - Second Base

  • Born: 10/23/75
  • Age: 38
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 185

Kaz Matsui: Where is he now?

Deemed by author Robert Whiting "the Alex Rodriguez of the Japanese game", Kaz Matsui failed to live up to expectations. Still, the middle infielder carved out a short-but-decent career in the...

Dodgers hire Isao O'Jimi as head scout, Japan

O'Jimi worked in the Mets scouting department from 1997-2011.

Kenshin Kawakami, Takashi Saito Impacted By Japanese Earthquake And Tsunami

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Dodger Thoughts writes on the Japanese players on the Dodgers and how the quake and tsunami have impacted them. Former Braves reliever Takashi Saito has yet to reach his parents, and he hasn't been...

Twinkie Town Q&A with the Twins' Tsuyoshi Nishioka

On the heels of our Q&A with Twins Assistant GM Rob Antony a couple weeks ago, we were given the opportunity to ask the former Japanese League standout a few questions.

Former Colorado Rockie Kazuo Matsui Returns To Japan

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Former Colorado Rockie Kazuo Matsui Returns To Japan

Happy Thanksgiving Rockpile

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Kazuo Matsui signed with Rakuten in Japan.   Troy Renck (in responding on Twitter to our own Andrew T. Fisher) says that the Rockies should go after Gavin Floyd if Jorge De La Rosa, as expected,...

Welcome back Kaz! And other notes from around Coors

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Kaz Matsui is back with the Colorado Rockies. Is this a big deal? Well, to Clint Barmes, it may be.

Rockies sign Kazuo Matsui to minor-league deal, pending physical

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The Rockies brought back a key member of the 2007 Rocktober team.

UPDATE: Rockies sign Kaz Matsui

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Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd confirmed today that the Rockies do have interest second baseman Kaz Matsui.

It's Time to Say Sayonara to Kazuo Matsui, Astros Fans

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Looking at Matsui's tenure with the Astros following his release Wednesday night and what his replacement brings to the team.

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Kazuo Matsui's Weird Splits

While looking at stats to see where the Astros have room for improvement in 2010, I noticed something odd.  Kazuo Matsui has bizarre splits (insert tasteless anal fissure joke here).  For his...

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Bolstering the Astros Infield - Pt. 1: Under the Radar

In preparation for the winter, I'm going to start a brief series about infielders the Astros could potentially acquire to bolster the lacking infield.  Third base and shortstop are completely up in...

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