MLB: Oakland 5, Arizona 4

OAKLAND, Calif., July 2 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui's two-run double highlighted a four-run fifth Friday and the Oakland A's withstood a late comeback bid to down Arizona 5-4.

MLB: Oakland 1, Florida 0

OAKLAND, Calif., June 29 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez gave up one hit over eight innings Tuesday to lead the Oakland A's to a 1-0 win over Florida.

MLB: Oakland 4, San Francisco 2

OAKLAND, Calif., June 19 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui delivered a tiebreaking, two-run single in the fifth inning Saturday, boosting the Oakland Athletics to a 4-2 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Oakland 5, San Francisco 2

OAKLAND, Calif., June 18 (UPI) -- A third-inning double by Josh Willingham off Tim Lincecum put Oakland in front to stay Friday and the Athletics went on to defeat San Francisco 5-2.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Oakland 4

OAKLAND, Calif., June 15 (UPI) -- Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar both notched a pair of RBI for the Kansas City Royals in Tuesday's 7-4 road win over the Oakland Athletics.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Oakland 3 (10 innings)

OAKLAND, Calif., May 19 (UPI) -- Trevor Plouffe drove in Delmon Young with a sacrifice fly in the 10th Wednesday to give the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 win over Oakland.

MLB: Oakland 5, Texas 4 (10 innings)

OAKLAND, Calif., May 2 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui bashed a game-winning homer in the 10th inning Monday and the Oakland Athletics walked off with a 5-4 victory over Texas.

MLB: Oakland 7, Texas 2

OAKLAND, Calif., May 1 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez held Texas to two runs over 6 2/3 innings Sunday and the Oakland Athletics struck early on their way to a 7-2 victory over the Rangers.

MLB: Oakland 5, Boston 0

OAKLAND, Calif., April 20 (UPI) -- Brett Anderson gave up four hits over eight innings Tuesday to lead the Oakland A's to a 5-0 shutout of Boston.

MLB: Oakland 6, Detroit 2

OAKLAND, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui doubled home the go-ahead run Saturday and the Oakland Athletics went on to best Detroit 6-2.

MLB: Oakland 5, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, April 10 (UPI) -- Brandon McCarthy held Minnesota to two runs over 7 1/3 innings Sunday, propelling the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 victory over the Twins.
Matsui officially with A's

Matsui officially with A's

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui officially joined his third team in three years Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.

Reports: Oakland signs Hideki Matsui

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Oakland Athletics have reached an agreement to add veteran Hideki Matsui as a designated hitter, multiple media sources reported Monday.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 6, Texas 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Hideki Matsui smashed a two-run homer for Los Angeles Sunday in a 6-2 Angels victory over the Texas Rangers in the regular-season finale for both teams.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 6, Oakland 5

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Justin James forced in the go-ahead run when he hit Erick Aybar with a pitch and the Los Angeles Angels went on to defeat Oakland 6-5.
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Hideki Matsui
New York Yankees Hideki Matsui hits a 2-run homer in the second inning off of Philadelphia Phillies Pedro Martinez in game 6 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium in New York City on November 4, 2009. UPI/John Angelillo



Hideki Matsui (松井 秀喜, Matsui Hideki?, born June 12, 1974) is a Japanese Major League Baseball designated hitter and outfielder for the Oakland Athletics. He bats left-handed and throws right-handed.

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