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NEW YORK -- Aroldis Chapman got his first opportunity as the Cincinnati Reds' new closer and earned his first save of the season on Sunday as the Reds finished off a comeback win over the New York Yankees. Slumping Ryan Ludwick broke out with three hits, a home run and three RBIs, and Ryan Hanigan also homered for the Reds, who rallied to beat the Yankees 5-2. The Yankees had broken a scoreless pitchers' duel to take a 2-0 lead off winning pitcher Johnny Cueto (5-1) in the sixth on a two-run homer by Raul Ibanez. Ibanez finished the series 5-for-12 with two homers and five RBIs. But other than that, the Yankees' offensive woes continued, as they've lost five of their last six, and have six hits in their last 58 at-bats with runners in scoring position. That was less of an issue in their final three innings, when the Yankees got only one runner past first base. The Reds responded with three runs in the seventh to take the lead against losing pitcher CC Sabat...
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Usually Cincinnatians go crazy when Aroldis Chapman hits a high number on the radar gun. Well, when that radar gun is attached to a police cruiser and the high MPH is your driving skills, it isn't as exciting.
A major league pitcher who defected from Cuba is being sued for $18 million by a Cuban-American man imprisoned on the communist island.
The lawsuit was filed recently in Miami federal court against Aroldis Chapman, a left-handed pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. The lawsuit claims that Chapman falsely accused Danilo Curbelo Garcia of involvement in human trafficking, leading to his...
A major league pitcher who defected from Cuba has been sued for $18 million by a Cuban-American man who blames the player for his imprisonment on the communist island.
The lawsuit was filed last week in Miami federal court against Aroldis Chapman, a left-handed pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. The lawsuit claims that Chapman falsely accused Danilo Curbelo Garcia of involvement in...
The Cuban Missile has been effective in every role
the Reds have given him in 2012
Dusty Baker's decision to oust Sean Marshall and insert Aroldis Chapman into the closer role has ignited a plethora of outside opinion -- and rightfully so. Chapman is one of the more intriguing players in the game today and any move of this magnitude is sure to cause a stir. And although...
Aroldis Chapman was arrested for speeding and driving with a suspended license early Monday, a few hours after it appeared he was in line to become the Cincinnati Reds' next closer.
General manager Walt Jocketty and manager Dusty Baker met with Chapman following a 4-1 win over Atlanta on Monday night to get details of the pitcher's arrest, which they didn't know about...
Apparently, the Cincinnati Reds’ flame-throwing reliever who should be a starter Aroldis Chapman <a ... [visit site to read more]
MIAMI (AP) -- A major league pitcher who defected from Cuba has been sued for 18 million by a Cuban-American man who blames the player for his imprisonment on the communist island.
The lawsuit was filed last week in Miami federal court against Aroldis Chapman, a left-handed pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. The lawsuit claims that Chapman falsely accused Danilo Curbelo Garcia of...
Left-hander Aroldis Chapman will get more chances to close games for the Cincinnati Reds.
Chapman picked up his second career save on Sunday by finishing off a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees. The Reds have been looking for someone to take the spot of closer Ryan Madson, out for the season with a torn elbow ligament.
The hard-throwing Cuban may be the answer.
Manager Dusty Baker...
Via: According to a police report, Chapman, 24, was caught driving 93 mph on I-71 at the 99.8 mile marker around 12:35 a.m. Monday. The speed limit is 65 mph. Chapman was driving a black 1999 Mercedes S63. During the traffic stop, police found that Chapman had a suspended license through the state of Kentucky. Let’s all realize that Grove City is a Columbus suburb. The Reds played...
Something had to give eventually.No one as good as Aroldis Chapman -- or as high-paid -- remains as a set-up man out of the bullpen for long. Chapman was either destined for a spot in the starting rotation (which was my guess) or the closer's role.Well, 28 months after the Cuban defector signed with the Reds, we have our answer, at least for now: Chapman will be Cincinnati'...
Around 12:42 am Monday morning, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman was stopped by Grove City, Ohio when he was caught doing 93 mph on Interstate 71 North near Interstate 270.
Police took Chapman into custody after they discovered that Chapman had a suspended Kentucky license.
Police cited Chapman for speeding and driving with a suspended license and released him after he posted bail.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman celebrated his first save of 2012 and new closing role (??) by getting arrested early Monday Morning. WLWT News 5 reports that Chapman was arrested for speeding and driving with a suspended license.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman was arrested after he was caught driving 93 mph in Grove City early Monday, police said.
Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman was arrested after he was stopped for driving 93 miles per hour in Grove City, Ohio, early Monday, according to police, multiple media outlets reported. Police told the Cincinnati Enquirer that Chapman, 24, was pulled over for speeding in a black Mercedes at about 12:42 a.m. When the officer discovered Chapman had a suspended...
The Cincinnati Reds are considering making Aroldis Chapman their closer. Reds manager Dusty Baker told the Cincinnati Enquirer on Saturday night that closer Sean Marshall may become a setup man after nearly blowing a save Saturday in a 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees. Chapman, a former starter and a Cuban defector, is in his third season with the Reds. He has a career record...
Yesterday, the transformation from setup man to closer came full circle for Aroldis Chapman, as he protected a three-run lead for the Reds in earning his second career save. With the move, Sean Marshall has been consigned back to his former role of setup man. Marshall’s early failures however, don’t mean that he doesn’t have closer’s stuff.
The last straw for Marshall came...