Aroldis Chapman RUMORS & NEWS

  • Aroldis Chapman expects to rejoin Yankees next weekend

    New York Daily News "Just after 3 p.m. Friday at the Stadium, Aroldis Chapman threw in the outfield in a gray t-shirt and blue shorts. After 20 minutes, the Yankees closer walked into the home dugout and through the tunnel back to the clubhouse. There, he packed his duffle bag for what will be the final steps before..." June 10

  • Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman targets mid-June series vs. A’s for return

    New York Daily News "The Yankees may get their closer back on the West Coast. Aroldis Chapman said Tuesday through his translator that he could possibly return once the team travels from Anaheim to Oakland to begin a four-game series with the A’s on June 15. Chapman has been on the disabled list retroactive to..." June 06

  • Yankees send Chapman to DL with rotator cuff inflammation

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees have placed closer Aroldis Chapman on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Saturday, with left shoulder rotator cuff inflammation, according to an announcement from the team. While the severity of the flame-throwing Chapman’s injury isn’t known, it’s obviously not ideal that..." May 14

  • Cubs' Maddon compares White Sox pitching prospect to Chapman "The five strikeouts recorded by Michael Kopech over two innings Friday against the World Series champion Cubs earned high praise from manager Joe Maddon. "That's a really good arm. It was kind of like watching Aroldis Chapman the way the ball reacts at home plate," Maddon told reporters..." March 20

  • Chapman 'surprised' by how aggressively Marlins pursued him

    Newsday "Once Aroldis Chapman knew the feeling was mutual, the closer had no desire to pitch for anyone other than the Yankees. “I always talked to my agent that my priority was coming back to the Yankees,” Chapman said early Saturday afternoon after arriving at Steinbrenner Field. “I was surprised how..." February 12

  • Steinbrenner says he misspoke about Champan's domestic abuse

    Newsday "The Yankees took considerable heat last year by trading for Aroldis Chapman, and Hal Steinbrenner inadvertently stepped back into that fire Thursday when he talked about the team’s motivation for signing him to a five-year, $86-million free-agent contract in December. Steinbrenner initially was..." February 03

  • Hal Steinbrenner on Chapman: ‘Sooner or later, we forget, right?’

    USA Today "The New York Yankees are embracing a youth movement, and say their fan base has fallen in love with their future stars, but their most popular player these days is a 28-year-old veteran with a checkered past. Yes, we’re talking about Aroldis Chapman, who was brought back to the Yankees as their..." February 02

  • Obama leaves out name of alleged abuser Aroldis Chapman in Cubs' White House ceremony

    New York Daily News "President Barack Obama honored the Cubs' World Series championship team on Monday, mentioning 14 players on the team by name during a 34-minute ceremony. Aroldis Chapman, who was suspended 30 games for violating MLB's domestic violence policy, wasn't among them. Chapman attended the ceremony at..." January 17