According to Sanspo, Ryota Igarahi has a number of MLB team interested in his services.
Pirates GM Neal Huntington: We got Iwamura so I think our gates to Japan have opened up a bit more. And we moved a reliever in the trade for Iwamura, so [Igarashi] is someone we have our eye on.
Giants GM Brian Sabean: [Igarashi] isn't at the top of our list, but he's someone we're looking into.
According to Arn Tellem, there are a number of clubs interested in Igarashi.
"Relief pitchers are a big commodity in the Majors. A number of clubs have approached me about Igarashi so I'm hopeful for some good results," said Tellen. "I'm hoping we'll have some good news for [Igarashi] over the next 2 months."