Aroldis Chapman RUMORS & NEWS

  • Aroldis Chapman to undergo testing on hamstring

    Larry Brown Sports "Aroldis Chapman will undergo testing after experiencing a hamstring issue on Tuesday night. Chapman struggled for the third consecutive outing, though he managed to get the save in the New York Yankees’ 5-4 win over the Mets. Chapman hurt himself after getting a groundout to end the..." August 16

  • Girardi sticking with Chapman despite recent struggles

    New York Daily News "Something hasn’t been quite right with Aroldis Chapman all season, and now it’s official: the Yankees have a closer-crisis on their hands. They were fortunate to survive a wild, messy outing on Friday night, thanks in part some dumb baserunning by the Red Sox, but on Sunday night Chapman cost..." August 14

  • Girardi: Chapman's World Series use may be affecting him this year

    Newark Star-Ledger "Maybe the Cubs' use of Aroldis Chapman in the World Series last year is, in fact, what's causing trouble for him now, manager Joe Girardi said. "That's sometimes the cost of going a long way and deep into the playoffs, the extra wear and tear," Girardi said Saturday afternoon. "Sometimes it..." July 15

  • Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman doesn't know why he's struggling to miss bats

    CBS Sports "Friday night, the Yankees opened the second half of their season the same way the first half ended: with the bullpen blowing a lead. This time it was closer Aroldis Chapman, who failed to retire any of the five batters he faced and issued a walk-off walk to Andrew Benintendi (BOS 5, NYY 4). To..." July 15

  • 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

    MLB.com "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

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