Matsuzaka pitches 4.2 scoreless innings for PawSox

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Matsuzaka pitches 4.2 scoreless innings for PawSox

Could more starting pitching help be on the way sooner than later?

It could, if Daisuke Matsuzaka's success in the minors continues.

Matsuzaka pitched 4 23 scoreless innings for AAA-Pawtucket Monday night, giving up just two hits and three walks, while striking out four. He left in the fourth inning after giving up a two-out double followed by a walk, the fourth and final ball being his 87th pitch.

The PawSox beat the Rochester Red Wings, 4-0, but Matsuzaka left with a 0-0 tie.

It's the second straight game that Matsuzaka has gone 4 23 innings. He did the same in AA-Portland, giving up a run on three hits and two walks, while striking out seven.

Mark Melancon pitched a scoreless ninth Monday night, giving up a hit and striking out the side.

Red Sox outfield "Win, Dance, Repeat" celebration finds its way on MLB the Show 17

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Red Sox outfield "Win, Dance, Repeat" celebration finds its way on MLB the Show 17

Mooke Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and a mix of Andrew Benintendi, Brock Holt, Blake Swihart and Chris Young brought postgame celebrations to a new level last season.

Most Sox fans are familiar with the outfield victory "Win, Dance, Repeat" where the trio would dance and pretend to photograph the game's best player between them. The celebration ended with a pose at first, but as seen the MLB the Show 17's freshly released trailer, a few more wrinkes were added in.

In fact, here's a taste of the celebrations and what else to expect from Playstation's 2017 MLB game: