Yasuhiko Yabuta has opted for free agency rather than accept an outright assignment to Triple-A Omaha.
Royals declined RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta's $4 million option for 2010.
Royals recalled RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta from Triple-A Omaha.
Yasuhiko Yabuta gave up three runs without ever retiring a batter Friday against the Rangers.
Royals sent RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta and catcher Matt Tupman outright to Triple-A Omaha.
Royals purchased the contract of RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta from Triple-A Omaha.
Royals designated RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta for assignment.
Royals optioned RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta to Triple-A Omaha.
According to the Kansas City Star, Yasuhiko Yabuta's spot in the bullpen could be in jeopardy once John Bale (shoulder) returns from the disabled list.
Yasuhiko Yabuta was charged with five runs in two-thirds of an inning of relief Friday against the A's.
Yasuhiko Yabuta took a loss in relief after giving up four runs in an inning Friday against the Rangers.
Yasuhiko Yabuta turned in a scoreless inning for the first time in three tries Monday against the White Sox.
Royals signed RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta to a two-year contract with an option for 2010.
According to the Kansas City Star, Yasuhiko Yabuta is scheduled to undergo a physical later this week and will then sign with the Royals.