Kei Igawa is headed back to Japan in the aftermath of the earthquakes and tsunamis in his homeland.
Kei Igawa has been excused from Yankees camp following the Japan earthquakes and tsunamis.
The Yankees plan to use Kei Igawa exclusively as a left-handed reliever in camp and possibly the minor leagues.
Yankees reassigned LHP Kei Igawa to minor league camp.
Kei Igawa was perfect for two innings in relief Tuesday against the Reds.
Yankees sent LHP Kei Igawa outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Yankees optioned LHP Kei Igawa to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Yankees recalled LHP Kei Igawa from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Yankees appear to be sticking with Kei Igawa for Wednesday's start against the Rays in St. Petersburg.
In his first major league start this season, Kei Igawa got shelled for 11 hits and six earned runs over three innings.
According to manager Joe Girardi, Kei Igawa is a near-lock to start Friday against the Tigers.
Kei Igawa, who is expected to make his next start for the Yankees, gave up four runs in seven innings Sunday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Kei Igawa retired all 18 hitters he faced, striking out seven of them, Thursday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.