Aroldis Chapman has been on the move quite a bit the past few months. Just 31.1 innings and 20 saves after sending Rookie Davis, Eric Jagielo, Tony Renda and Caleb Cotham to Cincinnati for the fastest throwing pitcher in the land, the New York Yankees turned him into an arguably bigger haul.
As everyone knows by now, the newest Yankees bullpen toy Aroldis Chapman has been suspended by Major League Baseball for 30 games without pay. While the decision seems to be split amongst Yankees fans, it appears to be heralded by the baseball community.
It’s hard to argue with Rob Manfred. He definitely got it right.
The NCAA National Championship is done, and man what a game that was, huh? The NFL is winding down and my Houston Texans are out of it, although it seemed like they were never really in it. Anyway, it’s time to start refocusing our attention to the world of baseball.
The New York Yankees still have a few question marks heading into 2016, but a few have been answered over the past 24 hours.
We all know by now that the New York Yankees went out and traded for Aroldis Chapman yesterday. It was a peculiar trade on a few levels, but one thing is for certain. The Internet, both Yankees fans and non-Yankees fans is abuzz with the good, the bad, and the ugly of this trade.