Exclusive: Inside Hal Steinbrenner’s Vision for the Yankees in Race for $200 Million Japanese Ace

Hal Steinbrenner and the New York Yankees are aggressively pursuing free-agent pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto. However, they are not the only ones, as half of the league is interested in the Japanese flamethrower.

Outside the Yanks, Yamamoto is tied to the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, and Toronto Blue Jays. It is going to be a bidding war to land Yamamoto.

MLB insider Jon Heyman joined Chris Russo on MLB Network’s High Heat to discuss the mayhem revolving around one of the top-rated pitchers on the open market. He discussed Steinbrenner’s devotion to making the Yanks a World Series contender for the 2024 season.