Always liked watching this guy pitch when he was in the Braves system, and wasn't very happy he was one who left our organization in the Cubs trade. But hey, he probably made it to the Bigs faster, and I'm sure that made him happy. :)
Ty'Relle Harris struck out 5 in 6 IP. New Cub Jaye Chapman struck out both batters that he faced.
Jacob Brigham channeled the spirit of Geraldo Concepcion giving up 6 ER while retiring 1 batter. He has now given up 8 ER in 3.2 IP since joining the Cubs. Szczur was 1-4 with a BB.
Javier Baez finally had a nice game in High A hitting 2-4 and driving in 3...
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...
Jaye Chapman is a guy who I think is going to be seriously considered for a slot in the major league bullpen this spring. Chapman had a fantastic season, split between Mississippi and Gwinnett. Between the two levels, he struck out 77 while walking 31 in 68 1/3 innings. While the walk rate is a little high, it's not at the point of someone like Billy Bullock's, which is just...
The Braves have added left-handed pitcher Luis Avilan and right-handed pitchers Jaye Chapman and J.J. Hoover to their 40-man roster.