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Matsui hoping to play outfield for Angels

Updated: December 30, 2009, 9:08 AM ET
Associated Press

NARITA, Japan -- World Series MVP Hideki Matsui is confident he can make a return to the outfield next season when he suits up for the Los Angeles Angels.

Matsui returned to Japan on Wednesday, two weeks after reaching agreement on a $6 million, one-year contract with the Angels.

Slowed by surgically repaired knees, the 35-year-old Matsui is likely to replace Vladimir Guerrero as Los Angeles' primary designated hitter but said he still wants to play outfield.

"I'd like ...

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