The former Boston Red Sox pitcher is back in the news for unfortunate reasons: 

He was diagnosed with inflammation in his right shoulder after an “overzealous fan” yanked his arm during a fan event in Okinawa, Japan, for the Chunichi Dragons of the Nippon Professional Baseball league.

Matsuzaka was diagnosed with inflammation in his throwing arm as a result of the incident, and the Dragons on Tuesday told him not to throw for the time being.

The 38-year-old Matsuzaka has a history of arm trouble.

He will not be ready by Opening Day 

Talk about overzealous fans. 

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