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Yuki Matsui

Yuki Matsui

RP - San Diego Padres

Age: 28Bats: LThrows: LCountry: JPN

Next Game

Thu, 5/23 1:10pm
Rank P #129
Projection (?) 0 pts

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Yuki Matsui (back) to throw BP session Tuesday

Yuki Matsui is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Matsui dealt with back spasms early in camp. Padres manager Mike Shildt said that if all goes well, there should be plenty of time to get Matsui built up for the season.

Ari Koslow11 weeks ago
Yuki Matsui (back) throws from 90 feet Saturday

Yuki Matsui progressed to throwing from 90 feet on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

Matsui was recently cleared to resume playing catch on Friday. He is continuing to recover from tightness in his back that came up early in camp.

Ari Koslow12 weeks ago
Yuki Matsui (back) resumes playing catch

Yuki Matsui has resumed playing catch.

Fantasy Impact

Matsui was shut down last week after suffering from back tightness. He'll likely progress to throwing bullpen sessions soon, following by throwing to live hitters.

Ari Koslow12 weeks ago
Yuki Matsui (back) will not pitch Sunday

Yuki Matsui will not pitch on Sunday due to back tightness.

Fantasy Impact

Matsui is considered as day-to-day after his back tightened up after throwing on Saturday. He shouldn't miss too much time as he figures to compete for a high leverage role in the Padres bullpen.

Ari Koslow13 weeks ago
Yuki Matsui signs five-year deal with the Padres

Yuki Matsui and the San Diego Padres are in agreement on a five-year, $28 million contract.

Fantasy Impact

The deal includes opt-outs after the third and fourth years as well as an injury clause that can convert the fifth year into a club option. Matsui has the chance to take over the closer role immediately for San Diego. He will be someone to monitor for fantasy managers late in drafts.

Ari Koslow22 weeks ago