The Philadelphia Phillies have been relatively quiet this offseason.

They made a significant move by bringing one of their own back.

The Phillies were interested in bringing back starting pitcher Aaron Nola.

They were able to accomplish this by awarding Nola a seven-year contract worth $172 million.

However, the Phillies believe they can improve their starting rotation.

Pitching typically wins playoff games, and the Phillies want to bolster their rotation.

Fans express joy as Phillies Got Their Turn To Meet With Top Free Agent
Fans express joy as Phillies Got Their Turn To Meet With Top Free Agent

That is why they are very interested in Yoshinobu Yamamoto.

The Japanese pitching sensation possesses all of the characteristics of an ace.

Yamamoto was brought in for a visit by the Phillies on Thursday, according to Jon Heyman of FOX Sports: MLB.

Many teams have gotten a shot at Yamamoto, as there is a lot of interest in him.

However, it appears that he will command a high price on the open market.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are one team Yamamoto has been linked to.

The Dodgers are far from finished after adding Shohei Ohtani and Tyler Glasnow.

They appear to be willing to pay whatever it takes to persuade Yamamoto to sign.

Yamamoto is 25 years old and has demonstrated everything that would translate to MLB.

Yamamoto pitched 171.0 innings with an ERA of 1.16 in Japan last season.

Many Japanese players have moved to MLB in recent years.

Almost all of them have come true.

Yamamoto will, without a doubt, do the same.

Whoever gets the hard-throwing righty should be overjoyed.

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