How Yankees can fill rotation after not landing Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Yoshinobu Yamamoto is a Dodger, and the Yankees are in a difficult situation with a rotation that is uncertain beyond Gerrit Cole. So, what should we do? It's a big disappointment. The Yankees have the remaining free pitchers, including pitcher Blake Snell, 31, who won the National League Cy Young Award last season with the […]

How Mets can build out rotation after Yoshinobu Yamamoto snub

Days after Jacob deGrom left for the Rangers, Steve Cohen and then-GM Billy Eppler acted quickly. With one ace gone and another quickly imported, the Mets signed Justin Verlander to a two-year, $86.6 million deal. Don't expect a similar contingency plan a year later, after Yoshinobu Yamamoto accepted the Dodgers' $325 million offer over the […]

Prized Pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto Agrees with Dodgers On $325 Million Deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Valuable free agent pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a 12-year contract worth $325 million, according to multiple reports. Yamamoto signed a record $700 million, 10-year contract last week and will join two-way superstar and compatriot Shohei Ohtani with the Dodgers. The Dodgers did not confirm […]

Jeff Passan blasts Ty Schmit for fake Yoshinobu Yamamoto news

Ty Schmidt had a glorious few hours as a baseball official Thursday night, but the feeling was short-lived. The producer of “The Pat McAfee Show” tried to break the news of Yoshinobu Yamamoto's contract, posting on X, “I have heard from a very reliable source that Yamamoto's contract with the Yankees is over.” 326 million […]

Yoshinobu Yamamoto’s Dodgers contract comes with opt-outs

While it's not Shohei Ohtani's huge deferred signing bonus, Yoshinobu Yamamoto's contract with the Dodgers also had some oddities built into it. The 25-year-old Japanese ace agreed to a 12-year, $325 million contract late Thursday night, making it the richest contract by a pitcher and trumping Gerrit Cole's nine-year deal with the Yankees for $1 […]

Dodgers are World Series favorites after Yoshinobu Yamamoto signing

Commercial Content 21+ Broadway had called Yoshinobu Yamamoto, but he ended up heading to Los Angeles with Shohei Otani instead. And the Dodgers already claimed victory in the offseason and are now the clear favorites to win the World Series. At BetMGM Sportsbook, Dodgers odds opened at +800 in November before free agency began. Since […]

Mets ‘left it all on the field’ in Yoshinobu Yamamoto pursuit

Mets life goes on. Less than 12 hours after Japanese ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto rejected the Mets' offer and accepted a 12-year contract worth $325 million from the Dodgers, team owner Steve Cohen announced Friday That was the message I gave to the Post this morning. “I think the whole organization gave it their all. Somebody's […]

Yoshinobu Yamamoto signing is Los Angeles’ latest win over New York

Friggin Los Angeles. No, seriously. Friggin LA. Certainly we intend to get stronger, but this is a family newspaper and we can't go any further than that. Friggin LA. Friggin LA. Friggin la! Folks, we already knew this, but this country is leaning to the left, and it has nothing to do with politics. It's […]

Dodgers spend $1 billion in offseason after Yoshinobu Yamamoto contract

If the Dodgers proved anything this offseason, it's that their pockets were full and they were ready to spend money. On Thursday night, the Dodgers signed Yoshinobu Yamamoto to a 12-year, $325 million contract.The Dodgers have already signed Shohei Ohtani (10 years, $700 million) and Tyler Glasnow (5 years, $136.5 million). This was after winning […]

Mets’ valiant effort for Yoshinobu Yamamoto falls short

The Mets failed, but not for lack of trying. They tried to use their actions and funds to lure Yoshinobu Yamamoto to Queen's. Team owner Steve Cohen and director of baseball operations David Stearns traveled to Japan before the winter meetings to meet face-to-face with pitchers and their families, get a head start on sweepstakes […]