Japan’s Kyodo News Wire is reporting that Daisuke Matsuzaka will have Tommy John surgery Friday in LA. The surgery is expected to be performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum. The news was just confirmed by the Red Sox.
Matsuzaka announced the news to reporters as he came out of the hospital in LA.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia has a “stomach illness” according to the Red Sox. Salty was tested for appendicitis at a New York hospital but checked out OK.