He's been an enigma from the day he arrived, and -- with other options available in the starting rotation -- perhaps the Red Sox should say goodbye to Daisuke Matsuzaka.
When Daisuke Matsuzaka got the boot in the second inning Monday night, there was a chance the Sox bullpen could have been in trouble. But Clayton Mortensen made sure that wasn't the case.
Daisuke Matsuzaka had everybody believing that his right trapezius muscle pain wasn't a big deal, but by the second inning it was clear he was hurting.
While nobody on the current Red Sox team could get anything going, a couple of former Sox -- Josh Reddick and Brandon Moss -- hit homers off Daisuke Matsuzaka. The A's beat Boston, 6-1.
Bobby Valentine has nothing but good things about what Andrew Miller has been able to do for the Red Sox out of the bullpen.