BOSTON, MA-Red Sox Medical Director Dr. Tom Gill issued the following statement today in regards to right-handed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka:
"Daisuke experienced tightness in his elbow during his last start. His examination is consistent with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament, and strain to his common flexor mass. An MRI was obtained which confirmed these exam findings. He will be re-examined in two weeks."