Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/176 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Bizen, Japan
Draft: Undrafted
  • NBC Sports Chicago

    Cubs scout highly-touted Japanese pitcher Roki Sasaki, report says

    The Chicago Cubs were rumored to be in contention for prized free agent Yoshinobu Yamamoto last offseason and signed Shota Imanaga, but according to a new report, the team isn’t done looking to Japan for pitching help.

  • Dodger Blue

    FOCO Selling New Yoshinobu Yamamoto Bobblehead For First Dodgers Win

    FOCO released a new Yoshinobu Yamamoto bobblehead to commemorate his first career win with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The bobblehead portrays Yamamoto in a pitching pose while dressed in the road gray Dodgers uniform. He's set atop a base that includes both the Japanese and American flag on display along with “April 6, 2024” and “First Win” text on the front. Yamamoto's bobblehead is limited to just a production run of 218 units and won't be restocked once quantities sell out. [BUY HERE: Yoshinobu Yamamoto first win bobblehead] Yamamoto picked up his first career win by holding the Chicago Cubs scoreless and pitching five innings on Saturday at Wrigley Field. He twice left the bases loaded, included

  • WGN Chicago

    Imanaga dazzles again as Cubs hold off rain, Dodgers in series finale before heading on long road trip

    CHICAGO (AP) — Only rain has been able to get to Shota Imanaga through the first two starts of his big-league career. The rookie left-hander from Japan threw four shutout innings in a rain-shortened start Sunday — making it 10 scoreless frames to begin his career — and Cody Bellinger homered against his former team, […]