Shota Imanaga

Shota Imanaga

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/175 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Kitakyushu, 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.

  • ClutchPoints | Chicago Cubs News

    4 overreactions to Cubs terrific start to 2024 season

    Hey Chicago, what do you say? After dropping the first two games of the season to the defending champion Texas Rangers, it's been nothing but smooth sailing for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubbies have won six of seven, they're top five in OPS, runs scored and walks and they just took two out of three in convincing fashion from the juggernaut Los Angeles Dodgers. Coming off a season that ended in bitter disappointment, dropping 12 of their final 16 contests to miss the playoffs by one game, it was crucial these Cubs got off to a strong start.


    Tipsheet: Cubs, like the Cardinals, get a timely lift from a key free-agent pitcher

    Like the Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs don't want to fall too far behind the streaking Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Central this month. Like the Cardinals, the Cubs are dealing with the absence of their No. 1 starting pitcher – in their case Justin Steele, who is shelved by a hamstring injury he suffered while opening the season.