The Tampa Bay Rays are close to signing designated hitter Hideki Matsui to a minor-league deal, according told ESPN The Magazine senior writer "Busty" Buster Olney. The Rays want to add to their depth at Triple-A Durham and to see how much is left in the slugger's bat. Matsui, 37, spent last seaon with the Oakland Athletics, posting a .251 batting average with 12 home runs and 78 RBIs. He