With the Reds in New York, the subject of what lies in the future for left-hander Aroldis Chapman came up.

Reds manager Dusty Baker said the plan remains the same: Chapman will start in the future – but it sounded like not in the immediate future.

"Someday, yeah," Baker said. "But right now, we need him in the 'pen. We lost (Ryan) Madson. We lost (Bill) Bray. If he wasn't in the position he's in, we wouldn't be in the position we're in. This guy hasn't given up a run. He's gotten people out of trouble. He's won games.

"Imagine where we'd be without him in this role right now. Plus, he can't be everything. There's people who want him to start. There's people who want him to close. There's people who like him where he is. I've got to do what I think is best for him and us ..."