Matt Chapman RUMORS & NEWS

  • A's Matt Chapman: 'I'm sorry to our fans' after another early playoff exit

    The Score "Another successful regular season ended in postseason disappointment for the Oakland Athletics. The A's, who won 97 games this year, dropped a ninth consecutive winner-take-all contest after being bounced in the American League wild-card game by the Tampa Bay Rays on..." October 03

  • Matt Chapman avoids the concussion protocol

    Hardball Talk "Last night Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman was hit in the head by a Jakob Junis fastball. He stayed in the game at first but was eventually removed. Athletics manager Bob Melvin told the press after the game that Chapman, while a little “blurry,” will avoid..." August 29

  • A's star Matt Chapman hit by pitch in head, leaves game vs. Royals

    NBC Sports Bay Area "A's third baseman Matt Chapman briefly stayed in Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals after taking a pitch off his left ear, but he eventually exited after lining out in the second inning.  Royals pitcher Jakob Junis' 90.7-mph sinker knocked Chapman's..." August 29

  • Change in appearance helps A's All-Star Matt Chapman bust out of slump

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Baseball players do weird things to try to bust out of slumps. Recently, we've seen a few players, like Yasiel Puig, shave their facial hair during a game in an attempt to change their luck. A's third baseman Matt Chapman took the hair removal idea one step..." August 10

  • A’s Matt Chapman selected as Home Run Derby replacement for Christian Yelich

    San Francisco Chronicle "Matt Chapman’s first All-Star experience just got even better. The A’s third baseman was named as a Home Run Derby replacement for Christian Yelich on Sunday - and Chapman’s father, Jim, will be his pitcher. “I’m excited,” said Chapman, who leads..." July 07

  • A’s Matt Chapman would love contract extension if fair for both sides

    San Francisco Chronicle "Two days after his agent, Scott Boras, said on The Chronicle’s “A’s Plus” podcast that not many long-term extensions get done for young players anymore because the free-agent market is so lucrative, A’s third baseman Matt Chapman said he remains open..." June 20

  • Matt Chapman on Arenado: ‘Best I’ve ever seen’ "In the just-released first series of Full Account -- a new podcast that provides deep dives into baseball’s best stories -- we tell the story of the 2009 Draft and its impact on the current game. How superstars Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado, J.D. Martinez and Paul Goldschmidt fell in that..." June 02

  • A's looking to lock down Matt Chapman after Khris Davis extension

    Yardbarker "If the A’s had their way, they’d probably already have made at least one additional long-term investment. The club has tried to lock down third baseman Matt Chapman in the past to no avail; he has only continued to boost his value in the meantime. But he says..." April 20