What Dellin Betances was doing when he found out about the Aroldis Chapman trade.
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Trying to hit a fastball in Major League Baseball is difficult enough as is. So one can only imagine how much harder it is to hit a rubber sphere hurling your way at 100+ miles per hour. Somehow, someway, hitters manage to make contact on pitches thrown that fast, but they often miss by quite a large margin. Just ask Aroldis Chapman; he’s made a living blowing fastballs by hitters...
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3 days ago
This is a post about the similarities between Matt Bush and Aroldis Chapman on the baseball field. On the baseball field. Which, really, it’s remarkable that any similarities exist at all, given Matt Bush was first a shortstop, and then incarcerated, and has only since been pitching professionally again since April of this year. Seriously. April 7, 2016 was his first professional...
Baltimore Ravens rookies heard a speech on from a man who’s certainly familiar with the highs and lows of the NFL, former running back Ray Rice. Through their Twitter feed, the Ravens told their followers what Rice talked about. Part 1: Statement (Part 1) "Our 27 sessions to our rookies through our player engagement program review and teach life management and life lessons...
At the beginning of the season, the New York Yankees seemed to be a team loaded with old washed-up players. They had just traded some of their most promising prospects to acquire Aroldis Chapman but had very little chance of going very far. Then, just a few weeks into the seasons, an array of injuries opened the door for some of the younger Yankees to move up and fill vacant spots...
Andrew Miller on Aroldis Chapman being named the closer.
Aroldis Chapman made his return to the mound Monday night after completing his 30-game suspension for a domestic violence incident that occurred last fall. Chapman represents the final head of the Yankees’ bullpen Ghidorah, joining Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances to form a three-faced monster intended to tear through the back end of ballgames. One of the unique challenges in...
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...
On the final day of his MLB suspension, New York Yankees lefty Aroldis Chapman meets the media to discuss the team, his time off, and his vision of the future.
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