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Ryota Igarashi

35-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 201   DOB: 5/28/1979   BORN: Chiba, Japan   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Igarashi signed a three-year deal with the Softbank Hawks in November of 2012. He'll make up to 600 million yen per year in in his return to Japan.

November 16, 2012  –  Ryota Igarashi News

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Igarashi signed a three-year deal with the Softbank Hawks, the Kyodo news service reports. He'll make up to 600 million yen per year in in his return to Japan.

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Ryota Igarashi Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 29 JPN JPN 44 0 0 43.0 35 12 3 42 6 3 2 3 2.51 0.95
2009 30 JPN JPN 56 0 0 53.0 42 19 3 44 20 3 2 3 3.23 1.17
2010 31 A+ ST. 15 2 0 7.2 10 2 0 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.35 1.53
2010 31 AAA BUF 15 0 0 16.1 18 6 2 16 6 2 1 2 0 0 3.31 1.49
2010 31 MAJ NYM 34 0 0 30.3 29 24 4 25 18 1 1 0 0 2 7.12 1.55
2011 32 AAA BUF 21 0 0 31.0 15 3 2 34 9 0 1 5 0 0 0.87 0.77
2011 32 MAJ NYM 45 0 0 38.7 43 20 2 42 28 4 1 0 1 2 4.66 1.84
2012 33 AAA SCR 30 0 0 36.2 30 10 1 55 18 4 3 10 0 0 2.45 1.33
2012 33 AAA LAS 30 0 0 21.0 10 3 0 28 3 1 1 4 0 0 1.29 0.62
2012 33 MAJ TOR 2 0 0 1.0 5 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 36.00 7.00
2012 33 MAJ NYY 2 0 0 3.0 4 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 12.00 2.33
2012  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ TOR/NYY 4 0 0 4.0 9 8 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 18.00 3.50
3-Year Averages     24 0 0 21.3 26 14 1 23 16 2 0 0 0 1 5.91 1.97
Career  (View All)     83 0 0 73.0 81 52 6 72 51 5 2 0 6.41 1.81

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Ryota Igarashi Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201210432100.286

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201216127200.500

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20121.00002209.003.00

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20123.000033021.003.67
Ryota Igarashi Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 29 JPN JPN 44 0 43.0 8.79 1.26 7.00 0.63 76.3% 2.51 2.57 .288
2009 30 JPN JPN 56 0 53.0 7.47 3.40 2.20 0.51 72.9% 3.23 3.41 .270
2010 31 A+ ST. 15 2 7.2 13.75 1.25 11.00 0.00 81.8% 2.35 0.56 .518
2010 31 AAA BUF 15 0 16.1 8.94 3.35 2.67 1.12 81.8% 3.31 3.95 .352
2010 31 MAJ NYM 34 0 30.3 7.42 5.34 1.39 1.19 0.95 53.5% 93.7 MPH 7.12 5.05 .292
2011 32 AAA BUF 21 0 31.0 9.87 2.61 3.78 0.58 95.5% 0.87 2.72 .196
2011 32 MAJ NYM 45 0 38.7 9.78 6.52 1.50 0.47 1.51 73.9% 92.3 MPH 4.66 4.18 .379
2012 33 AAA SCR 30 0 36.2 13.67 4.48 3.06 0.25 80.9% 2.45 2.10 .381
2012 33 AAA LAS 30 0 21.0 12.00 1.29 9.33 0.00 76.9% 1.29 0.96 .243
2012 33 MAJ TOR 2 0 1.0 18.00 18.00 1.00 0.00 2.00 42.9% 94.7 MPH 36.00 5.20 .859
2012 33 MAJ NYY 2 0 3.0 9.00 9.00 1.00 0.00 2.50 42.9% 94.7 MPH 12.00 4.20 .423
2012  (Multiple Teams) 33 MAJ TOR/NYY 4 0 4.0 11.25 11.25 1.00 0.00 2.33 42.9% 94.7 MPH 18.00 4.57 .589
3-Year Averages     24 0 21.3 9.70 6.75 1.44 0.42 68.3% 5.91 3.90 .402
Career     83 0 73.0 8.88 6.29 1.41 0.74 63.5% 6.41 4.46 .359

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Ryota Igarashi: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Igarashi was outrighted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, MLB.com reports.

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Igarashi will be called up Sunday, but is likely headed back to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre once Derek Lowe joins the Yankees on Monday, Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News reports.

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Igarishi was sent down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday.

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Igarashi was recalled Thursday, the Yankees' official Twitter page reports.

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The Yankees will recall Igarashi from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News.

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Igarashi has been sent to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, ESPN.com reports.

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Igarashi was called up from Triple-A on Thursday, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

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The Yankees have claimed Igarashi off waivers from the Blue Jays, according to the Yankees' official Twitter page.

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Igarashi was designated for assignment Sunday, the Blue Jays' official Twitter page reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2012

Igarashi struggled mightily with his control in the major leagues with the Mets last season, walking 28 batters in 38.2 innings. Still, with 42 strikeouts to go with it, there was a hint that success could be had if he could reign in the control issues. It's tough to ask for too much year-to-year improvement out of a 32-year-old, but the Pirates apparently think he's worth a flyer and it's difficult to argue with that assessment.

2011

Igarashi struggled in his first season in American baseball after spending 11 seasons with the Yakult Swallows. Igarashi was being counted upon to emerge as a reliable eighth-inning arm, but his lack of a consistent second pitch and command resulted in him spending much of the year on the Buffalo-New York shuttle. Igarashi has one more year left on the deal he signed with the Mets and should get a chance to fill a middle-to-late relief role with the team.

2010

Long known as one of Japan's top power pitchers, Igarashi tied the record of fastest NPB pitch recorded by a Japanese pitcher at 158 km/h (98.75 mph). Igarashi has managed to retain his velocity after missing all of 2007 and the first half of 2008 with arm problems that led to Tommy John surgery. He's been a strikeout pitcher in Japan with 630 K's in over 570 career innings. Last season, however, was his first healthy season where he failed to strikeout at least a batter an inning, punching out 44 in 53.2 innings pitched. The main knock on Igarashi has always been his control, as he also has career 241 walks to his name. His command has improved in recent seasons, walking just six in 43.2 innings in 2008, and 20 in 53.2 innings in 2009. He became a free agent after last season and elected to move to MLB, signing with the Mets where he could become the top set-up man to closer Francisco Rodriguez.