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  • DJ LeMahieu insists Yankees were ‘better than’ Rays despite ALDS loss
    • DJ LeMahieu insists Yankees were ‘better than’ Rays despite ALDS loss
    It’s been over three months since the Yankees were knocked out of the playoffs by the Rays, who beat them in five games in the ALDS, sealed with Mike Brosseau’s go-ahead homer in the bottom of the eighth off Aroldis Chapman. Despite the outcome, DJ LeMahieu remains certain that the Yankees should have won the......2021
  • • Brosseau on HR off Chapman: Not about revenge
    Mike Brosseau said his eighth-inning home run was all about what it did for the Rays, and not about any payback for Aroldis Chapman and the Yankees....2020
  • • Rays bring down Yankees, advance to ALCS
    Mike Brosseau got the last laugh against Aroldis Chapman with his eighth-inning home run that eliminated New York....2020
  • • Rays End Yankees’ Season With a Late Homer in Game 5
    Mike Brosseau hit a solo home run off Aroldis Chapman in the eighth inning to send Tampa Bay past the Yankees and into the A.L.C.S....2020
  • • Rays' Mike Brosseau gets sweet revenge on Yankees' Aroldis Chapman with clutch go-ahead home run
    Brosseau's eighth inning blast turned out to be the pivotal moment in Game 5 of the ALDS...2020
  • • Mike Brousseau gets revenge on Aroldis Chapman with huge home run
    Earlier this year, benches cleared between the Rays and Yankees after Chapman threw at Brousseau’s head....2020
  • • Yankees Announce ALDS Roster
    The Yankees have set their 28-man roster for this week’s ALDS matchup against the divison-winning Rays. Here’s how it all breaks down: Right-Handed Pitchers Luis Cessa Gerrit Cole (Game 1 starter) Deivi García Chad Green Jonathan Holder Michael King Jonathan Loaisiga Nick Nelson Adam Ottavino Masahiro Tanaka Left-Handed Pitchers Zack Britton Aroldis Chapman J.A. Happ Jordan…...2020
  • • It Took a While, but the Yankees Win a Doozy
    When Aroldis Chapman struck out Austin Hedges at 1:14 a.m., the Yankees had defeated the Indians to cap the longest nine-inning game in major league history....2020
  • • Rays 2B hits 2 HRs, says 'no revenge' vs. Yanks
    The Rays' Mike Brousseau homered twice in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Yankees, one night after Aroldis Chapman threw a 101 mph fastball over his head....2020
  • • Rays' Mike Brosseau gets revenge against Yankees with two-home run game
    Aroldis Chapman buzzed Brosseau up high Tuesday night...2020

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Aroldis Chapman injury and suspension

  • • Yanks' Chapman, Boone, Rays' Cash suspended
    Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman and manager Aaron Boone and Rays manager Kevin Cash were all suspended for an incident Tuesday night....2020
  • • Yankees' Aroldis Chapman suspended three games for throwing at Rays; Boone, Cash get one-game bans
    Tempers flared between the two sides on Tuesday night...2020
  • • Suspensions Issued To Yankees, Rays
    3:33pm: Chapman will appeal his suspension, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com was among those to report. 3:01pm: Major League Baseball has issued suspensions to Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman and manager Aaron Boone for their conduct during Tuesday’s win over Tampa Bay. Rays manager Kevin Cash also received a short ban. Chapman will sit for three games,…...2020
  • • Aroldis Chapman suspended three games for throwing at Rays
    Both Rays manager Kevin Cash and Yankees manager Aaron Boone received one-game suspensions. There was no word yet on whether Chapman would appeal....2020
  • • Samson: Rays manager Kevin Cash, Yankees' Aroldis Chapman should be suspended for roles in altercation
    The Rays and Yankees do not like each other very much...2020
  • • Betances will begin season on injured list due to shoulder impingement
    Yankees right-hander Dellin Betances will open the 2019 season on the injured list due to an impingement and inflammation in his right shoulder, general manager Brian Cashman announced to reporters Tuesday (Twitter links via the YES Network’s Jack Curry). There’s no set timetable for when Betances might rejoin the big league bullpen. To this point in Spring Training, the right-hander’s fastball ve...2019
  • • Reports: Yankees 'remain in talks' with Adam Ottavino and Zach Britton
    The Yankees “remain in talks” with relievers Adam Ottavino and Zach Britton, tweets Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, who adds it’s “not out of the question” the club could bring both players aboard. Jon Heyman of Fancred hears similarly, tweeting that the club is “working” on the bullpen while waiting to hear back from slugger Manny Machado. In a separate tweet, Heyman notes that the Texas Rangers a...2019
  • • Yankees target next week for Chapman return
    New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said closer Aroldis Chapman could rejoin the team "sometime next week" after getting more treatment on his left knee....2018
  • • Yankees activate Didi Gregorious
    The Yankees announced on Friday that they’ve reinstated shortstop Didi Gregorius from the 10-day disabled list. He’d been out since Aug. 20 due to a left heel injury.Gregorius, 28, is in the midst of a career season at the plate, having batted .270/.333/.482 with 22 homers, 22 doubles and four triples through his first 508 trips to the plate. The injury to Gregorius prompted Gleyber Torres to slid...2018
  • • Injury Notes: Chapman, Judge, Sale, Santana, Goody, Iwakuma
    Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman went in for a platelet-rich plasma treatment on his ailing left knee, David Lennon of Newsday tweets. Skipper Aaron Boone indicated that the plan is to reevaluate the high-powered lefty in two weeks’ time. That’s a bit less promising than the initial suggestion that Chapman could be back after the minimum…...2018

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Aroldis Chapman lifestyle

  • • Adam Jones has a laugh over Carlos Correa's tattoo explanation for Jose Altuve
    Carlos Correa has decided to dig his heels in and defend the Houston Astros against some of the criticism they are facing, and former MLB star Adam Jones found one thing Correa said about the scandal particularly entertaining. Jones, who now plays professionally in Japan, admitted in a tweet on Saturday that he has been watching the Astros cheating scandal unfold from a distance, but he couldn’t r...2020
  • • With Ugly Civil Trial Over, Derrick Rose Looks to Save a Career in Decline
    2016
  • • Tyler Clippard to Yankees: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Tyler Clippard to Yankees: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: As Mets and Nationals Race, 23 May Be Lucky Number
    2016
  • • Yasiel Puig Reportedly Won't Be Suspended for Alleged Domestic Violence Incident
    2016
  • • Aroldis Chapman says he will appeal any suspension
    Aroldis Chapman arrived at spring training on Thursday as pitchers and catchers were set to report to camp. The New York Yankees closer was asked about his domestic violence case and confirmed he met with investigators over it. He also said that he would appeal any suspension handed down by MLB for the matter. Chapman told reporters he does not know if/when suspension is coming but did say he wil...2016
  • • Aroldis Chapman says he will appeal any suspension
    Aroldis Chapman arrived at spring training on Thursday as pitchers and catchers were set to report to camp. The New York Yankees closer was asked about his domestic violence case and confirmed he met with investigators over it. He also said that he would appeal any suspension handed down by MLB for the matter. Chapman told reporters he does not know if/when suspension is coming but did say he wil...2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Fifty-Six Reasons to Pay Attention in Spring Training
    2016
  • • Chris Davis and the Free Agent Bottleneck
    The week between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally a quiet one in baseball circles, as most home offices are closed, and many top executives vacation far, far away. This year hasn’t exactly been typical, with one big trade (Aroldis Chapman to the Yanks) and one reasonably significant free agent signing already in the books (Henderson Alvarez to the A’s) and another one pending a physical (...2015

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Aroldis Chapman trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • The Yankees’ (brief) history of contract extensions
    Twenty-eight different contract extensions were signed between teams and players between February-April 2019, and the Yankees were one of the many clubs that joined in on this rush.  Aaron Hicks was a season away from free agency at the time, though the outfielder chose to forego the open market in favor of a contract that paid him $64M in new money through the 2025 season.  Right-hander Luis Seve...2020
  • • Yankees' Aroldis Chapman is looking absolutely jacked
    The Yankees won’t have to worry about whether Aroldis Chapman reports back to them in good condition. Chapman seems to be crushing things in the gym during this period of social distancing. He’s been posting photos and videos of himself working out. On Sunday, he shared a photo of himself and some friends playing dominoes. Chapman’s upper body looks absolutely massive. (@_thecubanmissile54) on Mar...2020
  • • Will Harris: Overlooked Free Agent?
    For the most part, the upper end of the free-agent relief market emptied out quickly this offseason. Aroldis Chapman stuck with the Yankees, Will Smith and Chris Martin signed with the Braves, Drew Pomeranz reunited with the Padres, and Dellin Betances switched from the Yanks to the crosstown rival Mets. Now, going by the contract…...2019
  • • Is Will Harris being overlooked in free agency?
    For the most part, the upper end of the free-agent relief market emptied out quickly this offseason. Aroldis Chapman stuck with the Yankees, Will Smith and Chris Martin signed with the Braves, Drew Pomeranz reunited with the Padres, and Dellin Betances switched from the Yanks to the crosstown rival Mets. Now, going by the contract predictions MLBTR made at the beginning of the offseason, former As...2019
  • • Report: Yankees reached out to Brewers to discuss Josh Hader trade
    The New York Yankees have already made a big splash in the pitching market, but they may not be finished trying to add an arm. According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network, the Yankees reached out to the Milwaukee Brewers to discuss a potential trade for All-Star reliever Josh Hader.  Milwaukee, however, is not considered motivated to move their star reliever. Combined with Aroldis Chapman, Hader would ...2019
  • • Yankees, Dodgers, Mets reportedly in market for Josh Hader
    With the top end of the relief market going off the board early, teams looking for elite pen arms have been eyeing trade possibilities. The most intriguing of those: star Brewers lefty Josh Hader, who was recently reported to have been made available in talks. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic recently updated the market situation (subscription link). Left-handed American League East hitters will be p...2019
  • • Let’s find a landing spot for Craig Kimbrel
    On its very surface, the fact that Craig Kimbrel remains unsigned sounds ridiculous. He’s on a Hall-of-Fame trajectory and leads all active relievers in saves (333). The only pitcher in MLB history (min. 200 innings) with a higher strikeout percentage than Kimbrel’s 41.6 percent mark is Aroldis Chapman … at 41.7 percent. A full season of ninth-inning work could push Kimbrel past Jeff Reardon (10th...2019
  • • Newest Yankee Adam Ottavino will make history with jersey number
    Adam Ottavino will be making history when he steps on the mound for the New York Yankees this season. Ottavino officially signed a 3-year deal with the Yankees, the team announced on Thursday. He will wear jersey No. 0 for the team, making him the first player in franchise history to wear that number, according to MLB.com Yankees reporter Bryan Hoch. The Yankees have 21 numbers retired, so there i...2019
  • • Report: Yankees sign Adam Ottavino
    The Yankees have agreed to terms on a contract with free-agent reliever Adam Ottavino, ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweets. Robert Murray and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic had reported seconds prior that the two sides were closing in on an arrangement. (Twitter link). Ottavino is represented by All Bases Covered Sports Management. Fancred’s Jon Heyman tweets that Ottavino will be guaranteed $27M over the th...2019
  • • Dombrowski: Red Sox 'have not anticipated large expenditure for a closer'
    The Red Sox have already lost Joe Kelly to the Dodgers via free agency and stand to lose Craig Kimbrel in free agency as well if they don’t make a push to re-sign him in the coming weeks. However, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski downplayed the possibility of retaining Kimbrel in an interview with Bob Nightengale of USA Today. “Craig did a great job for us,” said Dombrowski. “He’s ...2019

Aroldis Chapman stats and results

  • • Yanks swept after Chapman blows save
    David Robertson, Zach Britton and Dellin Betances did their jobs in relief of Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday, but the hard-throwing Aroldis Chapman couldn't harness his heat, and the result was his first blown save since May 4. He'd converted 22 straight save opportunities since then....2018
  • • Chapman wants to improve on issues vs. lefties
    Aroldis Chapman threw 876 pitches during the regular season last year, and two are not far from his mind. They were fastballs to Rafael Devers of the Red Sox and Yonder Alonso of the Mariners, resulting in the first home runs he'd allowed to left-handed hitters since June 2011....2018
  • • Free agent profile: Greg Holland
    After missing all of the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, right-hander Greg Holland enjoyed somewhat of a bounceback 2017 while closing for the Rockies. After a 41-save campaign, he turned down both a player option and a qualifying offer in search of a more lucrative, multi-year pact.Pros/StrengthsDuring Holland’s heyday with the Royals from 2012-2014, Craig Kimbrel and Aroldi...2018
  • • Miguel Cabrera, Austin Romine get into major fight
    Miguel Cabrera and Austin Romine got into a major fight that resulted in a bench-clearing incident between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Tensions began brewing earlier in the game after Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer hit Gary Sanchez with a pitch in the fifth following Sanchez’s fourth home run of the three-game series. The next inning, Yankees reliever Tommy Kahnle threw beh...2017
  • • Five biggest deals of the 2017 MLB trade deadline
    A good trade at the MLB trade deadline can turn a good team into a World Series winner. There is, after all, a long history of teams swinging deadline deals for pieces that helped them win a World Series; the Cubs added Aroldis Chapman, the Royals grabbed Ben Zobrist, and so on.One of these deals could certainly put someone over the top and help them to a championship.Here are the five best deadli...2017
  • • Hal Steinbrenner on Aroldis Chapman: ‘Sooner or later, we forget, right?’
    Flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman returned to the New York Yankees on a high-priced free agent deal this winter. It came after he helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series.It was also following an incident in the fall of 2015 where the closer allegedly fired eight gunshots in the garage of his Miami-area home following an October argument with his girlfriend in which she told police he “cho...2017
  • • Michael Kopech clocked at 110 mph on throw
    Aroldis Chapman may have to watch his back, because there is another flamethrower coming for him. Michael Kopech, a top pitching prospect who was dealt from Boston to the White Sox in the Chris Sale deal, was clocked at 110 mph by a pocket radar on a throw at the APEC training facility: First day of max velocity throws for @MichaelKopech5 .... Is 110mph good? pic.twitter.com/bJAIUIEIn2 — APEC (@t...2017
  • • Joe Maddon laughs at critics of his bullpen management
    Joe Maddon sure received a lot of criticism for a guy who led the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series title since 1908. Maddon’s use of his bullpen and pitching staff was unconventional, but it produced undeniable results. His usage of Aroldis Chapman in particular received a lot of criticism, including some from the pitcher himself. But speaking from his annual Thanksmas event in Chicago o...2017
  • • Santiago Casilla to A's: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
    2017
  • • Rajai Davis to A's: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
    2017

Aroldis Chapman parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Rays' Mike Brosseau gets sweet revenge on Yankees' Aroldis Chapman with clutch go-ahead home run
    2020
  • • Aroldis Chapman has hilarious reaction to Astros’ cheating scandal
    New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman could only watch when Jose Altuve hit the walk-off blast to clinch the ALCS. Chapman is now getting the last laugh with the Houston Astros cheating scandal getting more interesting by the day. Chapman took to Instagram on Friday to share his reaction to the latest drama of the Astros’ scandal. The hilarious response comes a day after Altuve was accused of we...2020
  • • Ken Rosenthal shares thoughts on Jose Altuve interview that fueled buzzer rumors
    An interview Ken Rosenthal conducted with Jose Altuve after the Houston Astros won the ALCS last season gained widespread attention on Thursday, but the reporter insists he did not suspect that Altuve was covering anything up when the two spoke amid a hectic celebration. Altuve belted a walk-off home run off of New York Yankees flamethrower Aroldis Chapman in Game 6 of the ALCS, and he was seen ma...2020
  • • Jose Altuve interview, jersey cover-up sparks electronic buzzer speculation
    An interview with Jose Altuve after his huge home run to send the Houston Astros to the World Series last season — coupled with the infielder’s behavior after the homer — have fueled speculation about the Astros illegally using an electronic buzzer to communicate signs. Altuve hit a monster home run off Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 6 of the ALCS against the Yankees las...2020
  • • Aroldis Chapman lands on the 10-day DL
    The New York Yankees are hurting, and closer Aroldis Chapman is just the latest to join the party.After throwing just six pitches against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, Chapman exited the game. According to MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch, he’s hit the 10-day DL.“Aroldis Chapman says he will see a doctor on Friday in NYC – he’s hoping the DL stint can be just the minimum 10 days.”In the meantime, outfielder A...2018
  • • Chapman makes long-awaited return to Cuba, swarmed by fans
    It’s been eight years since Yankees flamethrower Aroldis Chapman defected from Cuba, and he appeared to finally feel that it was safe to return to his native country.Chapman recently made the trek back to his hometown of Holguin, and he received quite the warm welcome while there.He was swarmed by fans, who sang his praises and posed for selfies with the Yankees closer. What a powerful moment — fo...2018
  • • Twitter reacts to controversial moment on final play of Yankees-Astros game
    The Houston Astros took a 2-0 lead in the American League Championship Series after breaking a tie in the bottom of the ninth inning, but the game-winning run didn’t come without controversy.With one out, Jose Altuve managed a base hit against Aroldis Chapman, which gave the Astros some life. Carlos Correa then followed up with a base hit into the gap. It was cut off nicely by Aaron Judge, whose r...2017
  • • Brett Gardner lauded for incredible at-bat in Game 5
    Brett Gardner delivered one of the best at-bats of the series — if not the season — during the 9th inning of Game 5 of the ALDS between the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees on Wednesday.Gardner worked Indians closer Cody Allen for 12 pitches before delivering a single that helped score two runs and give the Yankees a cushion and some much needed momentum in Game 5.Gardner was up with two on ...2017
  • • Aroldis gets animated mound visit from Girardi
    The animated discussion between Aroldis Chapman and Joe Girardi in the eighth inning took place at the center of a frenzied Fenway Park on Friday evening, moments after Jackie Bradley Jr.'s two-run single skidded through the center-field grass to provide the final scoring in the Yankees' 9-6 loss to the Red Sox....2017
  • • Aroldis gets animated mound visit from Girardi
    The animated discussion between Aroldis Chapman and Joe Girardi in the eighth inning took place at the center of a frenzied Fenway Park on Friday evening, moments after Jackie Bradley Jr.'s two-run single skidded through the center-field grass to provide the final scoring in the Yankees' 9-6 loss to the Red Sox....2017

Top Aroldis Chapman news

  • • Boston's bases-loaded walk-off chaps Yanks
    A zany bottom of the ninth inning on Friday night at Fenway Park left the Red Sox celebrating a 5-4 walk-off win over the Yankees without a hit leaving the infield at any point during the unlikely rally. Perhaps, then, it was only fitting that the winning run came courtesy of a walk by Andrew Benintendi against Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman, who blew the save....2017
  • • Sanchez homers, but lead slips at Fenway
    A zany bottom of the ninth inning on Friday night at Fenway Park left the Red Sox celebrating a 5-4 walk-off win over the Yankees without a hit leaving the infield at any point during the unlikely rally. Perhaps, then, it was only fitting that the winning run came courtesy of a walk by Andrew Benintendi against Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman, who blew the save....2017
  • • Boston's bases-loaded walk-off chaps Yanks
    A zany bottom of the ninth inning on Friday night at Fenway Park left the Red Sox celebrating a 5-4 walk-off win over the Yankees without a hit leaving the infield at any point during the unlikely rally. Perhaps, then, it was only fitting that the winning run came courtesy of a walk by Andrew Benintendi against Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman, who blew the save....2017
  • • Down to final strike, Yankees stun Cubs
    The Cubs welcomed Starlin Castro, Aroldis Chapman and Adam Warren back to Wrigley Field with video tributes and hugs on Friday, but Brett Gardner gave the Yankees something to celebrate....2017
  • • Yanks stun Cubs on Gardner's HR in ninth
    The Cubs welcomed Starlin Castro, Aroldis Chapman and Adam Warren back to Wrigley Field with video tributes and hugs on Friday, but Brett Gardner gave the Yankees something to celebrate....2017
  • • Aroldis Chapman looks like a game-changer in his Cubs debut
    Aroldis Chapman looks like a game-changer in his Cubs debut...2016
  • • Girardi names Aroldis the Yanks' closer
    The Yankees will go into Spring Training with Aroldis Chapman as their closer, Joe Girardi said on Monday night....2016
  • • Girardi names Aroldis the Yanks' closer
    The Yankees will go into Spring Training with Aroldis Chapman as their closer, Joe Girardi said on Monday night....2016
  • • Historic heat: Explaining Aroldis' excellence
    Wherever Aroldis Chapman ends up this winter, he'll be bringing some eye-popping numbers along with him. Not only he is baseball's hardest-throwing pitcher, he misses bats, limits exit velocity, and completely dominates whenever he's in the game....2015
  • • Miller all for Chapman closing if it helps Yanks
    When Aroldis Chapman puts on his Yankees uniform and steps on a bullpen mound for the first time, Andrew Miller plans to be close by. He wants to see -- and hear -- how that 104 mph fastball hits the catcher's glove....2016
  • • Miller all for Chapman closing if it helps Yanks
    When Aroldis Chapman puts on his Yankees uniform and steps on a bullpen mound for the first time, Andrew Miller plans to be close by. He wants to see -- and hear -- how that 104 mph fastball hits the catcher's glove....2016
  • • Aroldis Chapman to Dodgers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction
    2015
  • • Aroldis Chapman Blows Away American League, Strikes Out Side on Pure Gas
    2015
  • • Aroldis Chapman to Yankees: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction
    2015

Aroldis Chapman fantasy rankings and news

  • • Cubs vs. Indians: Game 7 Live Stream, TV Schedule and Latest Comments
    2016
  • • Top Deadline deals from a fantasy standpoint
    In case your head is still spinning following a whirlwind Trade Deadline day, below is all the need-to-know info on the big moves from the past 72 hours (plus the Aroldis Chapman trade, because fantasy players love closers):...2016
  • • Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 18
    2016
  • • What If the Yankees Became 2016 Trade-Deadline Sellers?
    2016
  • • Yankees Opening Day 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Predictions
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Yankees Try Building Without Opening Their Checkbook
    2016
  • • Recalibrating the fantasy closer market
    On Tuesday, Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman was suspended for 30 regular-season games by Major League Baseball under its domestic violence policy and will not appeal the penalty. Although the scope of this move touches well beyond the realm of fantasy baseball, MLB.com's fantasy department took a look at the implications to owners drafting this month....2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Why Won't Anyone Take a Chance on Yoenis Cespedes?
    2016
  • • The Yankees Haven’t Had a Below-Average Bullpen In 20 Years
    The Yankees have assembled one of the most intimidating bullpens imaginable. This is covering ground that’s been covered, but seriously, you’re not doing anything better with your time — think about this again. The Yankees have Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller, and Dellin Betances. Last year they threw 212 innings, with 347 strikeouts and a 1.66 ERA. The year before, they did the same thing. It woul...2016
  • • Washington Nationals Trade Deadline: Preview and Predictions
    2015

Aroldis Chapman schedule, game

  • • DJ LeMahieu insists Yankees were ‘better than’ Rays despite ALDS loss
    2021
  • • Yankees Announce ALDS Roster
    2020
  • • Yankees P Aroldis Chapman autographed an Astros' trash-can sign
    The Houston Astros have already experienced plenty of trolling from players and fans during spring training. As the fallout continues from their cheating scandal, New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman had a little fun at their expense by signing a trash-can sign. Chapman, who hasn’t been afraid of trolling the Astros, seemed to enjoy the “Houston Trashtros” sign and was more than happy to autogr...2020
  • • Fan gets Yankees' Aroldis Chapman to sign fake Astros garbage can at spring training
    Yes, people are still trolling the Astros...2020
  • • Cody Bellinger not buying Jose Altuve's electronic-buzzer excuse
    Cody Bellinger is among the most dissatisfied players in MLB over the Houston Astros’ cheating and the team’s lack of remorse and penalties from MLB. Bellinger took a shot at both the Astros and Red Sox in January over the allegations. He also shared his concerns over the allegations about some of the Astros’ top players wearing electronic buzzers to receive stolen signals. On Friday, Bellinger sp...2020
  • • Cubs could bring Brandon Morrow along slowly in spring
    Cubs reliever Brandon Morrow is healthy, which has rarely been the case throughout his Cubs tenure. Morrow should be on schedule for the spring, though the Cubs are keeping open the possibility of bringing him along more slowly than the other pitchers in camp. A different schedule would be purely precautionary, however, per MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian (via Twitter).  Morrow arrived in Chicago as the ...2020
  • • Craig Kimbrel reportedly asking for nine-figure contract
    We’ve heard very little to this point about the market for veteran closer Craig Kimbrel. That may be due to his eye-popping asking price: over $100M, per Jayson Stark of The Athletic. Kimbrel and his reps at SportsMeter are obviously shooting for a record-breaking pact, at least as a starting point. It had previously been reported that the 30-year-old hurler was looking for six years, which has ne...2018
  • • Yankees' Luke Voit: It's 'scary' how good we will be
    Luke Voit was a monster for the New York Yankees on Wednesday night, and he was brimming with confidence after the team’s 10-1 win over the rival Boston Red Sox.Voit went 4-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs in the big win. The Yankees have now won two in a row against the Sox to guarantee the series win, with the finale of the three-game set coming on Thursday.After the game, Voit said the t...2018
  • • Yankees activate Didi Gregorious
    2018
  • • MLB Suspends Robert Osuna for 75 games
    Major League Baseball might be starting to get firmer with their domestic violence punishments. So while Friday afternoon’s news might not be enough, it’s hopefully a step in the right direction. And it’s hopefully a sign of things to come Per ESPN, MLB is suspending Toronto Blue Jays reliever Roberto Osuna for 75 games.Osuna was arrested and charged with assaulting a woman back on May 8. Followin...2018

Aroldis Chapman rumors, scandals

  • • Rays' Mike Brosseau gets revenge against Yankees with two-home run game
    2020
  • • Yankees P Aroldis Chapman autographed an Astros' trash-can sign
    2020
  • • Adam Jones has a laugh over Carlos Correa's tattoo explanation for Jose Altuve
    2020
  • • Cody Bellinger not buying Jose Altuve's electronic-buzzer excuse
    2020
  • • Aroldis Chapman has hilarious reaction to Astros’ cheating scandal
    2020
  • • Ken Rosenthal shares thoughts on Jose Altuve interview that fueled buzzer rumors
    2020
  • • Astros star Jose Altuve denies wearing electronic buzzer
    Houston Astros superstar Jose Altuve has denied wearing an electronic buzzer during games, as has been alleged. On Thursday, three days after MLB handed out punishments to the Astros for cheating, accusations flew that some of the Astros’ best players wore electronic buzzers during games to receive stolen signals.  Adding to the speculation were videos where Altuve seemed to be covering up his jer...2020
  • • Jose Altuve interview, jersey cover-up sparks electronic buzzer speculation
    2020
  • • Is Will Harris being overlooked in free agency?
    2019
  • • Report: Orioles face obstacles to trading Manny Machado before MLB trade deadline
    The Baltimore Orioles are confronted with two options concerning Manny Machado: trade him ahead of the July 31 non-waiver MLB trade deadline or risk losing him for nothing once the superstar shortstop hits free agency after the 2018 season. According to recent speculation from The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, the Orioles may find it difficult to achieve the former … at least for the haul the team cra...2018

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