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A-Rod remains with Yankees as special adviser

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Alex Rodriguez is remaining with the New York Yankees as a special adviser, joining Nick Swisher, Reggie Jackson and Hideki Matsui        

Hideki Matsui was elected to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

The announcement comes as he waits to see whether he will be inducted into the Hall stateside as well. Hideki Matsui is on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2018, having retired from Major League Baseball in 2012,...Show More Summary

O Joy: Ohtani, the Japanese Babe Ruth, agrees to sign with Angels

Is he the next Babe Ruth? The next Fernando Valenzuela? The next Hideo Nomo with a pinch of Hideki Matsui sprinkled in? Maybe all of the above. Here’s what Shohei Ohtani represents to Southern California’s Angels fans: Hope. He has been described as the best player on the planet not currently playing in the major […]

The BBWAA releases their 2018 Hall of Fame ballot, and the narratives seem obvious already

Hideki Matsui, Chipper Jones, and Jim Thome were all added to the ballot this year. This year’s Modern Era Committee Hall of Fame ballot was already released a few weeks ago, generating more than a little controversy based on the lack...Show More Summary

Matsui, Damon among former Yankees added to Hall of Fame ballot

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Four former Yankees have joined the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon, Andruw Jones and Kerry Wood.

Not Too Old: Matsui Hits Long HR on Yankees' Old-Timers' Day

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Hideki Matsui took one more mighty swing at Yankee Stadium.

Hideki Matsui Jacks Old-Timers' Game Dong

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Hideki Matsui has been out of baseball for four years, but the former Yankee still has that oomph—as proven during today’s Old-Timers’ Game in the Bronx, when the former slugger crushed a David Cone pitch into the second deck. Read more...

Ringer’s Former Day Job: Yankees Slugger

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Hideki Matsui, 41, a retired Yankees star outfielder and a revered figure in Japan, was among the weekend hackers playing in the Nippon Club’s 40th annual President Cup baseball tournament on Randalls Island.

Derek Jeter shook hands with a top sumo wrestler, who had no idea who Jeter was

3 years agoSports : The Early Lead

Derek Jeter is in Japan to participate in a charity baseball game, along with fellow ex-Yankee Hideki Matsui. While there, ol’ No. 2 took the opportunity to check out some of his host country’s biggest (literally) sports stars — sumo wrestlers. Being a pretty huge star in his own right, of course, Jeter was invited to meet some […]

Hideki Matsui’s Skills Will Now Serve the Front Office

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Matsui spoke Wednesday about returning to the Yankees as a special adviser to General Manager Brian Cashman after years of declining the offer to stay home with his family.

Yankees Hire Hideki Matsui as Adviser to General Manager

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Matsui, a former Yankees slugger, will travel throughout the minor leagues to advise players and coaches on the art of hitting.

Matsui Named Special Advisor to Yankees GM

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui has been hired as a special advisor to team general manager Brian Cashman, the American League club announced on Tuesday.

Matsui to Team Up With Jeter for Baseball Charity in Japan

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Hideki Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Former Yankee Hideki Matsui Left a $700 Tip at Tavern on the Green

He's apparently the only one that likes the service at the struggling Central Park restaurant. Hideki Matsui, who used to hit for the New York Yankees, left a $700 tip on a $1,700 bill at New York City's Tavern on the Green this weekend. According to the New York Post, Matsui is one generous tipper. He left over 40 percent for his table of 12. Show More Summary

On Baseball: Interest in Tanaka’s Debut Evokes Matsui’s in 2003

4 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Like Hideki Matsui, Masahiro Tanaka was offered big money to remain in Japan but left in his prime. As it happens, Tanaka, like Matsui, will make his Yankees debut in Toronto.

Yankees Give Masahiro Tanaka a Huge Welcome at Stadium

4 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees said the news conference on Tuesday introducing Tanaka was their largest since 2003, for another Japanese sensation, Hideki Matsui.

Missing Alex Rodriguez in the middle

Ten years ago today, this was the middle of the Yankees' lineup: 4. Ruben Sierra 5. Hideki Matsui 6. Jorge Posada Five years ago today, this was the middle of the Yankees' lineup: 4. Alex Rodriguez 5. Jason Giambi 6. Jorge Posada In each of those games, the Yankees scored six runs. Today, this was the middle of the Yankees' lineup: 4. Show More Summary

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