Tag Archives: Aroldis Chapman

Correction: Yankees Never Made Offer to Aroldis Chapman

Cincinnati Reds Aroldis Chapman

Via Pete Caldera of the Bergin Record: GM Brian Cashman said the Yankees never made an offer to Reds lefty Aroldis Chapman as an amateur. SI.com reported that a suit filed by Chapman's former agent claims the Yanks offered in excess of $54 million to the Cuban pitcher, who signed for far ...

Posted in Yankees Rumors | Tagged | Comments Off

Yankees Offered Aroldis Chapman $54 Million

Cincinnati Reds Aroldis Chapman

Via Melissa Segura of Sports Illustrated: The FL lawsuit v. Hendricks/Fernandez says Yankees made "offer to Chapman valued at more than $54 million" Chap signed 6yr/$30.25 mil w Reds At the time that Aroldis Chapman signed with the Reds it was puzzling that the Yankees did not play a bigger role in trying to land him ...

Posted in Yankees Rumors | Tagged | 1 Comment

Some Aroldis Chapman Would Hit the Spot Right About Now

If you haven't noticed, the young lefty phenom out of Cuba, Aroldis Chapman, finally made his debut for the Cincinnati Reds last night. He had his fireball popping as well, reaching up to 102.7 mph on the gun and averaging slightly over 100 mph, according to Brooks Baseball. He came in and made quick work ...

Posted in Editorial | Tagged | Comments Off

Olney: Yankees Not In On Aroldis Chapman

According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Yankees are no longer interested in Aroldis Chapman. Olney also tweeted that he expects the cost to go up to $20 million and some are thinking Chapman is only a reliever. Olney also said that the Mets are out and Clark Spencer of The Miami Herald also said that ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged | 2 Comments

Aroldis Chapman Rumor Roundup

According to various reports well documented by MLBTradeRumors.com, there are at least seven teams, including the Yankees, Blue Jays, Athletics, Marlins, Orioles and Angels, that have expressed interest in Cuban lefty Aroldis Chapman. Yankees: According to Chad Jennings, the Yankees senior vice-president of baseball operations Mark Newman called Chapman "this winter's most intriguing available player." The ...

Posted in Yankees Rumors | Tagged | Comments Off

Newman's Notes on Yankees Prospects

Yankees VP of baseball operations Mark Newman had a lot to say about the Yankees prospects yesterday. Beat writer Chad Jennings separated them into posts on the pitching and position players. Here they are in short: Pitchers Aroldis Chapman: Newman said the reports were exactly what he expected: Huge fastball. Spotty command. Inconsistent secondary pitches. ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

10 Free Agents Yankees Could Still Sign

Hal Steinbrenner spoke at the press conference the Yankees held yesterday to formally announce the trade for Curtis Granderson and he let it be known that while they are extremely happy getting Granderson, they weren't done. Then they immediately went out and got Nick Johnson. This morning Buster Olney reminded us that even with Johnson the ...

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Aroldis Chapman Yankees Rumors


According to Jorge Arangure Jr of ESPN, left-handed pitcher Aroldis Chapman must have raised some eyebrows in the Yankees organization as they are trying to get him to throw for them again after the weather put somewhat of a damper on his throwing session two days ago. Since it was raining in Houston when Chapman threw ...

Posted in Yankees Rumors | Tagged | 1 Comment