Posted March 30, 2012

Pirates Trade RHP Ryota Igarashi To Blue Jays

MLB

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded relief pitcher Ryota Igarashi to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later or cash considerations, according to MLB.com.

Igarashi, 32, signed a minor league deal with the Pirates in December. He pitched 9+ innings in spring training, with a 8.68 ERA.

In two seasons with the New York Mets, Igarashi made 79 appearances out of the bullpen with a career record of 5-2 and an ERA of 5.74.