JAYE CHAPMAN NEWS

Jaye Chapman drawing interest

Free agent right-hander Jaye Chapman is drawing interest from the Blue Jays, Reds, Giants, Tigers, Nationals, Mariners and Dodgers, according to an industry source. Chapman has two workouts scheduled for this week, and will soon sign a minor league contract that could include an invite to major league spring training. Chapman, 26, missed most of the 2013 season due to hip problems...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

“Socks Up Kid” Jaye Chapman in his MLB Debut…with the Cubs.

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. :)
Via Love My Bravos
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

The Benchwarmers

I waded through about 5 minutes of clips from "The Benchwarmers" trying to find something funny for this post. 5 minutes I'll never recover... Anyway, the Cubs are taking advantage of the roster expansion with a few call-ups. The lucky bastards so far include: (Drumroll) Dave Sappelt, OF Crazy Legs Campana, OF Adrian Cardenas, INF Miguel Socolovich, RHP Jaye Chapman...
Via Cub Reporter
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Maholm calls Braves 'landing spot No. 1 for me'

Left-hander Paul Maholm is settling in with the Braves, a team he says was ''landing spot No. 1 for me'' if he had to be traded from the Cubs. The Braves acquired Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson from Chicago for right-handers Arodys Vizcaino and Jaye Chapman on Monday night. Maholm joined the Braves Wednesday. Johnson is starting in right field in Wednesday night...
Via Fox Sports
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The Verdict

Here are BP's and BA's take on the prospects the Cubs acquired over the last 2 days ranked by potential awesomeness. Arodys Vizcaino (RHP) - 21 year old Baseball America: Vizcaino possesses the raw stuff to justify the hype, but also the injury history to explain why the Yankees and Braves were willing to trade him. He had Tommy John surgery toward the end of spring training...
Via Cub Reporter
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves Scoop Up Useful Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson

The Braves are taking a long-term risk for a short-term gain in trading Arodys Vizcaino and Jaye Chapman for Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm. The most talented player in the deal is obviously Arodys Vizcaino, but he also comes with a ton of question marks. Johnson and Maholm will be asked to do exactly what they did in Chicago. Johnson will be a spot starter in the outfield against...
Via Fangraphs
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Player Preview: Jaye Chapman

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...
Via Chop-N-Change
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 30 Braves Prospects: #30-21

Here's how this is going to work. Today, I'm going to count down from #30 to #21, then I'll be doing five players a day for every other day of the week. It was tough to get 30 due to the state of the system right now, but here's what we've got. Enjoy.30. Jean Carlos GilThe 21 year-old Gil made his American debut last summer in the GCL, where he struck out 63 and...
Via Chop-N-Change
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves add three Minors pitchers to roster

The Braves have added left-handed pitcher Luis Avilan and right-handed pitchers Jaye Chapman and J.J. Hoover to their 40-man roster.
Via mlb.com
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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