Report: Top Korean pitcher Hyeon-jong Yang will be posted on Monday

Friday November 14th, 2014

Hyeon-jong Yang, the top pitcher in Korea, will be posted on Monday, according to a report from Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News

Yang, 26, struck out 157 batters in 165 innings this season. He won award for the Korea Baseball Organization's top pitcher this season.

Yang is a left-hander with four pitches, including a fastball that he throws between 92 and 95 mph, according to Feinsand. 

Under the posting system, MLB clubs will have four days to bid on the player after he is posted. The team with the highest bid will then have 30 days to negotiate a contract.

2014 MLB Free-Agent Tracke​r

According to multiple reports, the Yankees, Giants, Astros, Cubs and Red Sox are all interested in Yang.

Earlier this week, the Padres bid $2 million for Korean lefty Kim Kwang-hyun.

- Dan Gartland 

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