Major League Baseball

Career W-L
18-19
 
Career ERA
2.27
Name  Aroldis Chapman
Born  2/28/1988
Height  6-4
Weight  215
Number  54
Position  RP
Bats  L
Throws  L
6/22/2015 4:11:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has been placed on the paternity leave list.
Insight: Chapman is 3-3 with a 2.01 ERA, 1.309 WHIP and 56 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings this season. He's converted 15 of 16 save chances. J.J. Hoover or Burke Badenhop are likely to get the save chances until Chapman returns.
 
6/12/2015 8:03:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman nailed down the 10th inning to record his 13th save of the season as Cincinnati beat the Chicago Cubs, 6-5.
Insight: Chapman went to full counts on two batters, walking one batter and striking out the other on a 101 MPH fastball. The other two batters he faced struck out and flew out. Chapman has just one blown save with a 2.22 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 47 strikeouts in 28 1/3 innings this season.
 
5/29/2015 10:28:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman picked up his eighth save of the season on Friday.
Insight: Chapman struck out two and allowed one run in the, 5-2, victory over the Nationals. It is disappointing Chapman only has eight saves, but that is because the Reds have lost so much lately. He has a 1.69 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 36 strikeouts in 21 1/3 innings this season.
 
5/26/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman worked a scoreless ninth, then picked up his third win of the season.
Insight: The Reds managed a run in the bottom of the ninth to give Chapman his third win of the season. He struck out the side and is now 3-3 with seven saves and a 1.77 ERA.
 
4/14/2015 10:56:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman recorded his third save of the season on Tuesday versus the Cubs.
Insight: Chapman made it interesting, allowing a hit and a walk, but he struck out two, and the Reds won, 3-2. Chapman has a 0.00 ERA in six innings with nine strikeouts and two walks this season.
 
4/9/2015 4:42:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman picked up a victory Thursday against the Pirates.
Insight: This is great for fantasy owners, as wins are just an added bonus for closers. Chapman pitched a scoreless ninth and struck out two. The Reds pieced together the game-winning run, with the climax coming on a Gregory Polanco error, allowing Jay Bruce to score.
 
3/29/2015 10:03:00 AM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman struck out the side in his one inning on Saturday versus the Cubs.
Insight: Chapman appears to be in midseason form already, strikout out 16 and walking just three in 11 innings. He will once again be one of the top closers taken in fantasy drafts this season.
 
3/6/2015 10:12:00 AM
Description: The Reds closer Aroldis Chapman appears to be in mid-season form already, striking out three batters in his Thursday's appearance.
Insight: Chapman posted 106 strikeouts in 54 innings last season along with his 36 saves. He's one of the top closers because he also helps your strikeout total along with his saves.
 
2/13/2015 10:31:00 AM
Description: The Reds and closer Aroldis Chapman agreed to a one-year deal that will have him throwing his triple-digit fastballs in the ninth inning for them again this season.
Insight: Chapman was once again one of the best closers in baseball and his strikeouts per nine innings was the highest of his career (17.7). Despite missing time early in the season he finished with 36 saves, a 2.00 ERA and 0.833 WHIP.
 
9/28/2014 4:05:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman strikes out side for 36th save.
Insight: After missing the first few weeks of the season, Chapman did not miss a beat. He is a top-five closer in a ll of baseball.
 
9/23/2014 9:52:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman struck out the side for his 34th save.
Insight: He had to retire Ryan Braun with runners on the corners, to end the game. He did so by blowing Braun away with an 102 MPH fastball. Chapman has a 2.12 ERA, and has secured another monster season.
 
9/11/2014 12:40:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman earned his 32nd save on Wednesday as the Reds defeated the Cardinals, 4-2.
Insight: Chapman induced a ground ball to Mark Ellis and struck out Peter Bourjos and Tommy Pham to end the game. Chapman topped out at 103 mph on the gun Wednesday night. Chapman has converted 32 out of 34 save chances while posting a 2.30 ERA and 0.87 WHIP in 47 appearances this year.
 
8/20/2014 6:51:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman (shoulder) should be good to go Wednesday, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Chapman has been dealing with a sore shoulder the past two days. In his last appearance on Sunday, he walked all four batters he faced and J.J. Hoover allowed the remaining three to score after he replaced Chapman.
 
8/19/2014 10:45:00 AM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was reportedly "not available" Monday night while dealing with an achy shoulder, according to manager Bryan Price.
Insight: That could explain his ugly outing Sunday in which he walked four batters and was pulled. His ERA will jump almost a full run to 2.82, but he's still an elite closer with 26 saves and 74 Ks in 38 1/3 IP. Consider him questionable for Tuesday.
 
8/17/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw 28 pitches, 16 for balls, walking four batters without recording an out.
Insight: Chapman didn't appear to be hurt, just wild. Chalk this one up to a rare bad outing and move on. His ERA will jump almost a full run to 2.82, but he's still an elite closer with 26 saves and 74 Ks in 38 1/3 IP.
 
7/16/2014 9:08:00 AM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman tweaked his left hamstring while covering first base during the All-Star game on Tuesday.
Insight: Chapman has been dealing with the injury for a while, according to C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer. He's expected to be fine for Friday.
 
7/6/2014 4:46:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman did not close on Sunday, that job went to Jonathan Broxton.
Insight: Chapman is dealing with a sore hamstring, according to manager Bryan Price. It doesn't appear to be serious and he should be back for their next game on Tuesday.
 
5/11/2014 4:16:00 PM
Description: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman made his 2014 season debut on Sunday and looked as solid as ever.
Insight: Chapman underwent surgery after taking a line drive off his face in spring training. He walked the first hitter (Troy Tulowitzki), then struck out the heart of the Rockies order - Carlos Gonzalez, Nolan Arenado and Justin Morneau.
 
5/9/2014 5:43:00 PM
Description: According to Mark Sheldon of mlb.com, Reds closer Aroldis Chapman (head) is expected to be activated Saturday.
Insight: Chapman underwent surgery after taking a line drive off his face in spring training and has made good progress. He's ready to be activated Friday, but manager Bryan Price wants to see him play catch first.
 
5/6/2014 4:51:00 PM
Description: According to Jon Morosi of foxsports.com, Reds closer Aroldis Chapman (head) could return to the active roster as early as this weekend.
Insight: Chapman underwent surgery after taking a line drive off his face in spring training and has made good progress.
 

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