Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 10/25/14
The Redlegs have been adamant about moving Cuban sensation Aroldis Chapman into the starting rotation for three years now. However, he is found himself pitching out of the bullpen in Cincinnati for each of the first two seasons. But the Reds appear serious about dubbing him a starter this go around after re-signing Jonthan Broxton to a multi-year deal to be the team's closer. But one ESPN writer isn't sold yet that the club will follow through on its intentions. Jim Bowden, former general manager of the Reds, believes the Reds will move Chapman back to the closer's role. He did so in a post entitled "Five moves that will happen this spring" and here is what he had to say about the Reds: When the Reds signed Aroldis Chapman to a five-year, $25.5 million deal back in 2010, it was with the expectation he would eventually develop into a top-of-the-rotation starter. The Reds have spent the first three years working him exclusively in the bullpen, where he ha...
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