Igarashi to Pirates

Ryota Igarashi

Ryota Igarashi

#18 RP
New York Mets

2011 STATS

  • GM45
  • W4

  • L1

  • BB28

  • K42

  • ERA4.66

Right-handed reliever Ryota Igarashi, who was granted free agency after the expiration of his two-year, $3 million deal with the Mets, has signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates on a split contract that includes major and minor league provisions, Japan-based Jiji Press reported (via NPB Tracker).