Will Chapman make the rotation?
The plot continues to thicken for Cincinnati, as Spring Training winds down and Aroldis Chapman continues to succeed as a starting pitcher. Today he and the Reds (12-16) outdueled Randy Wolf and the Brewers (11-14) by a score of 9-3. Chapman is really making this a tough decision for Reds' management.
Now for the good, the bad, and the notables from today's action:
-Chapman hurled another five good innings today, as he gave up just two earned runs on seven hits, while striking out six. Chapman's spring ERA now stands at 2.12, over 17 innings pitched in which he's struck out 18 and walked just two hitters. Just for good measure, Chapman went 1-2 and got his first RBI of the spring as well.
-Bill Bray continues to recover nicely from his injury, throwing a hitless inning where he struck out one and walked one.
-Todd Frazier went 3-5 with two RBIs, while striking out once. He also gunned down the ever-belligere...