Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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It's no secret, folks, the Reds MLB roster is loaded with young talent under the age of 30. Jay Bruce, Joey Votto, Johnny Cueto, Mat Latos, Todd Frazier, Devin Mesoraco, Mike Leake, Jonathan Broxton, and Zack Cozart are just a few of the players who fit that bill. Hey, don't worry, I didn't forget about 24-year-old Aroldis Chapman. And neither did ESPN's Keith Law, who recently pegged Chapman as the 13th-best MLB player under the age of 25. From Law regarding Chapman: Current: For the purposes of this list, I'm calling Chapman a starter, which was his role when pitching for the Cuban national team before he defected. We've seen what he can do in relief -- sitting 98-100, hitting 104, with a wipeout slider and a changeup that was almost doing hitters a favor because it arrived at a hittable velocity. He'll need to dial it down a notch to start, but his delivery should support 100 pitches per game if he does so, and I think his changeup, one which he has shown good arm...
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