GODZILLA RETURNS: Rays call up Hideki Matsui from Triple-A Durham and he will be in uniform for tonight's game vs. White Sox.— MLB (@MLB) May 29, 2012
Matsui, who spent last season playing for the Oakland Athletics, signed a minor league deal with the Rays on April 30. Matsui was named World Series MVP in his final season with the New York Yankees in 2009. Matsui has hit a career .285 batting average with 173 home runs and 753 RBIs.
The Rays game against the White Sox on Tuesday is set for a 7:10 start at Tropicana Field.