Alex Rodriguez is remaining with the New York Yankees as a special adviser, joining Nick Swisher, Reggie Jackson and Hideki Matsui
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
Matsui's career between Japan and MLB put him among the all-time greats, in theory
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 […]
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
Four former Yankees have joined the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon, Andruw Jones and Kerry Wood.
Here comes Godzilla.
Hideki Matsui took one more mighty swing at Yankee Stadium.
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...
The former Yankee played 10 seasons in Japan and 10 more in MLB.
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 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 […]
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.
Matsui, a former Yankees slugger, will travel throughout the minor leagues to advise players and coaches on the art of hitting.
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.
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.
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
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.
The Yankees said the news conference on Tuesday introducing Tanaka was their largest since 2003, for another Japanese sensation, Hideki Matsui.
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