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Aroldis Chapman can’t stop smiling after Cuba team reunion

Aroldis Chapman flashed a 100-watt smile late Saturday afternoon in the Yankees’ clubhouse. The Yankees’ dominating closer wasn’t talking about his latest save in a 2-1 win over the Twins. Instead, the ear-to-ear smile was produced by something else: seeing his former Cuban National teammates for the first time in seven years. With the Yankees...
Via New York Post
30 minutes ago

Coming or going? Aroldis Chapman having blast with Yankees, ignoring trade rumors

Yankees closer discusses goals for this season and rumors that he could be moved this summer. NEW YORK -- Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman doesn't speak English well enough to know about all the talk from this past week about whether his club will be late-summer sellers before the Aug. 1 trade deadine. The Cuban left-hander is smart enough to...
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

Yankees' Aroldis Chapman hits 104 in finish that blows away everyone but himself

Yankees closer hits 104 mph in an incredible 1-2-3 ninth Friday night in which his first 10 pitches topped 100. NEW YORK -- As great as Mariano Rivera was for 19 incredible Yankees seasons, and no one ever was better at closing out ballgames, No. 42 never finished off a club like Aroldis Chapman did Friday night at Yankee Stadium. We'd been...
Via NJ.com
14 hours ago

Betances, Miller, Chapman perfect again, Yanks top Twins 5-3

NEW YORK (AP) Aroldis Chapman reared back and fired strike after strike at the Minnesota Twins. Eduardo Escobar swung past pitches of 101 mph, 102 and 102. Byung Ho Park took a 102 offering, fouled off a 103 and swung over a 103. After three straight 103s, taking the first and fouling two more off, Kurt Suzuki managed to foul off Chapman's fastest pitch of the night at 104. And...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heyman: Yankees have not ruled out re-signing Chapman

According to Jon Heyman, the Yankees have not ruled out re-signing impending free agent Aroldis Chapman after the season. He’s said to have enjoyed his time in New York. My guess is he’ll enjoy the city of the highest bidder too, whatever it may be. It doesn’t sound as though the two sides have had any contracts talks yet. Chapman, 28, has a 3.00 ERA (2.07 FIP) with 27 strikeouts...
Via River Avenue Blues
1 day ago

Report: Five teams interested in Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller

A set of five contenders are in the hunt for bullpen help, and they are reportedly looking to the New York Yankees to get it. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Cubs, Nationals, Giants, Dodgers, and Rangers would all have interest in acquiring one of the Yankees’ elite lefty relievers, Aroldis Chapman or Andrew Miller. Other teams would likely be in the mix as well...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

This is what Aroldis Chapman pounding the zone looks like

When you have an arm like Aroldis Chapman does pitching should be a pretty easy way to collect a pay check. Basically all you have to do is roll out of bed drive down the ballpark and unleash hell. Even the best hitters in the world cannot hit the kind of velocity Chapman brings with any kind of consistency. As a result one wouldn’t think the 28-year-old would be particularly motivated...
Via BP Bronx
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Cubs target both Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller?

The trade winds could be blowing toward the windy city. The Chicago Cubs, who own the best record in baseball, are “interested” in bolstering their bullpen before next month’s MLB non-waiver trade deadline, according to MLB.com’s Phil Rogers, who suggests that Theo Epstein’s club could put together a package good enough to persuade New York to part with closer Aroldis...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees release licensed 'NO RUNS DMC' t-shirts to celebrate bullpen

The New York Yankees have reached an agreement with an iconic hip hop group to highlight the success of their dominant relievers. The Associated Press reports the Yankees are now selling “NO RUNS DMC” T-shirts for $39.99 in honor of their bullpen trio Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller, and Aroldis Chapman. The team reached a licensing deal with Run DMC to produce the shirts which...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman's suspension ends, feels he did nothing wrong

Aroldis Chapman’s suspension has ended, and he is now eligible to pitch as early as Monday, when the Yankees face the Royals at Yankee Stadium. The team acquired Chapman in late December of 2015, after the reports of his domestic abuse had surfaced. Chapman was suspended for 30 games under MLB’s new domestic violence policy after firing a gun eight times into his garage wall...
Via The Comeback
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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