Matt Chapman RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Chapman expects to be ready by March 20 "A's star third baseman Matt Chapman will be slowed by ongoing rehab this spring, but don't count him out from the club's March 20 regular-season opener against the Mariners in Tokyo. "I know I'll be ready by the season," Chapman said Sunday. The..." February 10