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I had hoped to turn these player intros our at a pace today so we could be ready for any additional trades if the Cubs make them so here's another.  Along with Arodys Vizcaino who we'll discuss in more detail later, the Cubs also acquired 25 year old RHP Jaye Chapman from the Braves for Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm. He was drafted in the 16th round in 2005 and isn't especially big. He's just 6'0 and weighs 195 pounds.  He didn't begin playing in 2005 and in 2006 he had a disastrous pro debut in rookie league. He made 5 starts and had 14 appearances overall. He threw 34.1 innings and allowed 46 hits. He struckout only 6.3 per 9 and walked 5.5 per 9. He's only made 6 starts since. Back at rookie league, he made only 3 appearances before being promoted. In 2007 overall Chapman threw 44.2 innings and allowed 37 hits. He cut his walk rate down to 4 per 9 and his strikeout rate rocketed up to 11.1. He had an ERA of about 5.5 and an FIP about 4.  The following ...
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