Mets place Kaz Matsui on DL
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Matsui, who is in his first year in the majors, is batting .275 with 31 doubles, seven homers and 41 RBI in 106 games with the Mets. Matsui has also committed 23 errors. To take Matsui's place the Mets have recalled first baseman Craig Brazell. The 24-year-old, who will be available for Sunday's game, was batting .266 with 21 homers and 61 runs scored in 111 games with Triple-A Norfolk. The Mets will look for a three-game sweep of the struggling Diamondbacks at Shea Stadium on Sunday.