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Aroldis Chapman

30-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Yankees

2018 Stats

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3-0

ERA

1.07

WHIP

0.86

K

57

SV

22

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Chapman's return to the Yankees did not go as smoothly as expected in the first year of his five-year, $86 million deal. He finished 2017 with the lowest strikeout rate of his career (12.3 K/9, 32.9 p...

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2018 ADP:  63.22

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 179   DOB: 9/11/1987   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Aroldis Chapman Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $86 million contract with the Yankees in December of 2016. The deal includes a three-year opt-out option and full no-trade clause for the first three years.

June 21, 2018  –  Aroldis Chapman News

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Chapman picked up his 22nd save with a scoreless frame Thursday against the Mariners. He allowed one walk and notched a strikeout on 17 pitches.

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Aroldis Chapman Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 22 AAA LOU 38 13 0 94.2 77 38 7 122 52 8 6 8 0 0 3.61 1.37
2010 22 MAJ CIN 15 0 0 13.3 9 3 0 19 5 2 2 0 1 4 2.03 1.05
2011 23 AA CAR 5 2 0 7.1 5 5 1 11 6 1 1 0 0 0 6.14 1.55
2011 23 AAA LOU 5 1 0 5.2 9 7 0 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 11.12 2.12
2011 23 MAJ CIN 54 0 0 50.0 24 20 2 71 41 4 1 1 2 13 3.60 1.30
2012 24 MAJ CIN 68 0 0 71.7 35 12 4 122 23 5 5 38 5 6 1.51 0.81
2013 25 MAJ CIN 68 0 0 63.7 37 18 7 112 29 4 5 38 5 0 2.54 1.04
2014 26 A DAY 2 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2014 26 AAA LOU 2 1 0 1.0 7 8 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 72.00 9.00
2014 26 MAJ CIN 54 0 0 54.0 21 12 1 106 24 0 3 36 2 0 2.00 0.83
2015 27 MAJ CIN 65 0 0 66.3 43 12 3 116 33 4 4 33 3 0 1.63 1.15
2016 28 MAJ CHC 28 0 0 26.7 12 3 0 46 10 1 1 16 2 0 1.01 0.82
2016 28 MAJ NYY 31 0 0 31.3 20 7 2 44 8 3 0 20 1 0 2.01 0.89
2016  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHC/NYY 59 0 0 58.0 32 10 2 90 18 4 1 36 3 0 1.55 0.86
2017 29 AA TRE 1 1 0 0.2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 13.50 10.00
2017 29 MAJ NYY 52 0 0 50.3 37 18 3 69 20 4 3 22 4 1 3.22 1.13
2018 30 MAJ NYY 34 0 0 33.7 14 4 0 57 15 3 0 22 1 0 1.07 0.86
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3-Year Averages     58 0 0 58.2 37 13 2 91 23 4 2 30 3 0 2.01 1.03
Career  (View All)     469 0 0 461.0 252 109 22 762 208 30 24 226 2.13 1.00

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Aroldis Chapman Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 21 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.07 0.86
Jun. 20 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.10 0.86
Jun. 18 @Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.14 0.88
Jun. 16 TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.17 0.85
Jun. 14 TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.21 0.88
Jun. 12 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.26 0.91
Jun. 9 @NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.30 0.94
Jun. 8 @NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.35 0.90
Jun. 6 @Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.40 0.90
Jun. 4 @Det 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.46 0.89
Jun. 1 @Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.48 0.90
May. 30 Hou 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.54 0.94
May. 29 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 1.21 0.90
May. 27 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 - 1 0 0 1.27 0.89
May. 25 LAA 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.33 0.89
May. 19 @KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.42 0.95
May. 12 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 1.50 0.94
May. 9 Bos 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.59 0.82
May. 8 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.69 0.81
May. 4 Cle 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 W 0 1 0 1.80 0.87
May. 3 @Hou 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.29 0.86
May. 1 @Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.38 0.85
Apr. 29 @LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.50 0.92
Apr. 27 @LAA 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.64 0.91
Apr. 25 Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.80 0.90
Apr. 22 Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.00 0.89
Apr. 19 Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.25 0.75
Apr. 13 @Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.57 0.86
Last 14 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.0 1 0 0 0 4 11 0 0 0 1-0 6 0 0 0.00 0.71
Last 30 Games (Team)
15 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
14.7 5 1 1 0 6 21 1 4 0 2-0 13 0 0 0.61 0.75
Last 60 Games (Team)
28 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
27.7 10 2 2 0 13 46 3 8 0 3-0 21 1 0 0.65 0.83

Aroldis Chapman Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201826753100.167
20176527410202.175
2016441775200.135

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018105501011600.116
2017145421627701.211
2016178731127412.163

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201819.33011291000.930.78
201728.7421341632.830.87
201634.73020541001.300.75

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201814.3001128501.260.98
201721.7019281403.741.48
201623.3111636821.931.03
Aroldis Chapman vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Aroldis Chapman Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 22 AAA LOU 38 13 94.2 11.66 4.97 2.35 0.67 74.6% 3.61 3.39 .328
2010 22 MAJ CIN 15 0 13.3 12.83 3.38 3.80 0.00 4.75 78.6% 99.6 MPH 2.03 1.47 .326
2011 23 AA CAR 5 2 7.1 13.94 7.61 1.83 1.27 60% 6.14 4.47 .307
2011 23 AAA LOU 5 1 5.2 15.58 3.46 4.50 0.00 36.4% 11.12 0.89 .614
2011 23 MAJ CIN 54 0 50.0 12.78 7.38 1.73 0.36 1.92 71.4% 97.9 MPH 3.60 3.46 .239
2012 24 MAJ CIN 68 0 71.7 15.32 2.89 5.30 0.50 0.92 85.2% 97.8 MPH 1.51 1.65 .279
2013 25 MAJ CIN 68 0 63.7 15.83 4.10 3.86 0.99 0.87 81.4% 98.3 MPH 2.54 2.62 .308
2014 26 A DAY 2 2 2.0 13.50 4.50 3.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.70 .000
2014 26 AAA LOU 2 1 1.0 18.00 18.00 1.00 0.00 11.1% 72.00 8.20 .895
2014 26 MAJ CIN 54 0 54.0 17.67 4.00 4.42 0.17 1.36 75% 100.3 MPH 2.00 0.96 .302
2015 27 MAJ CIN 65 0 66.3 15.74 4.48 3.52 0.41 1.07 87.7% 99.5 MPH 1.63 2.01 .360
2016 28 MAJ CHC 28 0 26.7 15.52 3.37 4.60 0.00 3.86 86.4% 100.4 MPH 1.01 0.88 .291
2016 28 MAJ NYY 31 0 31.3 12.64 2.30 5.50 0.57 1.25 80.8% 100.4 MPH 2.01 1.99 .289
2016  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHC/NYY 59 0 58.0 13.97 2.79 5.00 0.31 1.93 83.3% 100.4 MPH 1.55 1.51 .290
2017 29 AA TRE 1 1 .2 90.00 90.00 1.00 0.00 50% 13.50 13.20 .000
2017 29 MAJ NYY 52 0 50.3 12.34 3.58 3.45 0.54 1.46 72.2% 100.1 MPH 3.22 2.60 .318
2018 30 MAJ NYY 34 0 33.7 15.24 4.01 3.80 0.00 1.50 86.2% 99.1 MPH 1.07 1.42 .270
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 13.66 3.14 4.35 0.36 77.9% 2.21 -1.47 .310
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.4 13.08 3.60 3.63 0.40 75.9% 2.53 2.08 .298
Rest Of Season     0 0 32.8 13.80 3.34 4.13 0.44 76.9% 2.41 1.89 .309
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3-Year Averages     58 0 58.2 14.07 3.56 3.96 0.31 81% 2.01 1.71 .324
Career     469 0 461.0 14.88 4.06 3.66 0.43 80.1% 2.13 1.91 .299

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Aroldis Chapman Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 33.7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Aroldis Chapman    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.80 K/BB
GOOD
15.24 K/9
ELITE
4.01 BB/9
WEAK
99.1 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
1.50 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.07 ERA
ELITE
0.86 WHIP
ELITE
1.42 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.270 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
86.2% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Aroldis Chapman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Chapman worked around a hit and a walk in a scoreless inning of work to earn his 21st save of the season Monday against the Nationals.

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Chapman earned his 20th save of the season with one strikeout during a clean ninth inning Saturday against the Rays.

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Chapman struck out a pair in a clean inning of work to earn his 18th save of the season Tuesday against the Nationals.

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Chapman pitched a clean ninth inning and struck out two to record the save Saturday against the Mets.

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Chapman pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the save in Friday's win over the Mets, allowing one hit while issuing no walks and no strikeouts.

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Chapman had his left knee wrapped and was walking gingerly following Friday's victory over the Mets, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic New York reports.

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Chapman gave up a hit and struck out one in a scoreless 13th inning Wednesday to record his 15th save of the season in a 3-0 win over the Blue Jays.

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Chapman struck out the only batter he faced to earn his 14th save of the season Monday against the Tigers.

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Chapman tossed a perfect inning and struck out three Friday as he picked up the save against the Orioles.

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Chapman (2-0) pitched a scoreless 10th inning Tuesday against the Astros en route to his second win of the season.

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Chapman tossed one scoreless inning and walked one while striking out two Sunday as he picked up save No. 11 against the Angels.

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Chapman recorded the final four outs of Friday's game against the Angels for his 10th save of the season. He struck out one batter.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Chapman missed 30 games due to suspension at the outset of 2016 following a domestic violence incident at his home during the offseason. He recorded his first save as a Yankee in his second appearance with the club in early May and proceeded to reel off a stretch with 44 strikeouts in 31.1 innings before he was shipped to the Cubs in July. Chapman immediately became the preferred ninth-inning option in Chicago, and his dominance with the Cubs included a 1.01 ERA and 0.82 WHIP to go with a 46:10 K:BB over 26.2 innings. Despite the time lost with his suspension, Chapman piled up 36 saves in 39 chances, while posting ratios in the neighborhood of his previous career-bests with the Reds in 2012. Now 29, Chapman still lights up the radar gun with triple-digit velocity, while keeping hitters off-balance with his high-80s slider. After returning to the Yankees via free agency, Chapman will be among the first closers off the board on draft day.

2016

Chapman has struck out more than 40 percent of the batters he's faced for four consecutive years now, while walking just 11.9% of the hitters he's faced over the last two years. Opposing hitters have hit below .200 for four years in a row as well. But all of his on-field accomplishments were overshadowed this offseason when the Reds attempted to trade him to the Dodgers, only to see the trade get overturned due to an incident where Chapman was accused of domestic violence. A deal to the Yankees was later completed, and then Chapman was hit with a 30-game suspension from the commissioner's office, which he accepted. This will keep Chapman out until the second week of May, and Andrew Miller will presumably handle the ninth inning until that time. Make sure to discount Chapman at least a couple rounds, but he should still be an elite fantasy reliever when he is finished serving his suspension.

2015

Somehow Chapman found a way to be more dominant in 2014 than he had ever been before. He struck out a record 52.4% of the batters he faced, averaging 100.3 mph on his fastball, a full 2.0 mph faster than in 2013. He did all of that despite the scary spring training head injury that forced him to miss the first five weeks of the season. If Chapman has a weakness, it's his command -- he walked 12.0% of the batters he faced. Chapman is still evolving as a pitcher, too. He added a changeup (throwing it 6.7% of the time) and threw his slider more often (24.5%, as opposed 14.6 in 2013). The only question is how early do you want to take the plunge, and if you do get him, how do you support him with other pitchers?

2014

For the second offseason in a row, Chapman's role hasn't yet been determined. Former manager Dusty Baker was the primary impediment to the plan to move Chapman to the starting rotation (though Chapman himself didn't seem to be sold on the idea -- whether he was always uncertain or whether Baker pushed him in that direction is up for debate), and now that Bryan Price has taken over as the manager, that door remains open. One thing seems likely -- even if Chapman closes, his usage won't be as rigid as it was last season, when often it was "save situation or bust" -- the Reds lost six extra-innings games where Chapman never got into the game. When he got on the mound, Chapman had a few hiccups but was typically dominant again, carrying a 15.8 K/9. His walk rate and home-run rate both trickled upward, and on occasion he struggled with his secondary offerings.

2013

Chapman finished 2012 with a fantastic season as the Reds' closer. The Reds plan to convert Chapman to a starter for 2013 with Jonathan Broxton taking over as closer, but plenty of durability questions remain. He went through a dead-arm period in September despite the Reds taking great pains not to overextend him, plus he was shut down in the fall of 2011 at the Arizona Fall League when the Reds tried to stretch him out. Moreover, there's a pretty good argument that the Reds benefit the most by him pitching so well in high-leverage situations. The transition will be interesting to watch and the Reds plan to cap his innings and have him start between 25-30 games. With his excellent strikeout potential, he should be a very tempting player on draft day.

2012

Chapman's primary issue this upcoming season is the same as it was entering 2011 - what is his role? The Reds wanted to transition him back to a starting role, but he experienced shoulder soreness in the Arizona Fall League after two outings and was shut down for winter, not pitching at all in Puerto Rico after being slated for a starting role there. When Chapman was healthy in 2011, he was dominant, but when he was off a little he was off a lot. The end result was a 71:41 K:BB and a 3.60 ERA over only 50 innings. The Reds absolutely need to find a way to better maximize his value, whether it be as a starter or as a high-leverage reliever. Another year of the same will be a waste of a tremendous asset. He won't be used as a closer, with the Reds signing Ryan Madson to fill that role in January.

2011

What is Chapman's ultimate role with the Reds? Right now he's still in the bullpen, as the top set-up man, but he could either start for the Reds this year or could replace closer Francisco Cordero. Because the Reds already have six viable starter candidates, Chapman is more likely to stick in the bullpen for another year. There's some concern about Chapman's stamina should he transition back to starting, and obviously his velocity won't peak as high if he does get stretched out. Either way, his tremendous fastball (MLB record 105 mph) and slider will continue to wow crowds and confound opposing hitters. He should have value even if he doesn't close or start for the Reds in 2011.

2010

Chapman may be the top international pitching prospect in the world. A lefty with a fastball that's reportedly been clocked at 102 mph, he was viewed as one of Cuba's top players before he defected last July. At age 21, he's seen as having tremendous upside and drew attention from many MLB teams, and eventually signed with the Reds. However, he may need to spend a full season in the minors before he's ready to face major league hitters. In his only test against major league hitters, he had a 5.68 ERA in 6.1 innings for Cuba in the 2009 World Baseball Classic - but did regularly hit 100 mph. He'll battle for a final rotation spot this spring.