Takeru Sato, who says he is a friend of former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu, prays next to flower bouquets on behalf of the Japanse Hanshin Tigers' baseball team, outside the home of Irabu in Rancho ... more 
Takeru Sato, who says he is a friend of former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu, prays next to flower bouquets on behalf of the Japanse Hanshin Tigers' baseball team, outside the home of Irabu in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., Thursday, July 28, 201. The former New York Yankees pitcher was found dead at this home, an apparent suicide, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Arriaga. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Damian Dovarganes
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 11:31 PM EDT