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Aroldis Chapman
ERA S K
2.40 21 61
Team: CincinnatiHt / Wt: 6-4 / 205 NFBC ADP: 90.85
Position: RPBorn: 2/28/1988 Birthplace: Holguin, Cuba
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: Undrafted by Reds (2010)


Latest News
July 15 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET23:54 ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST11:24 PM VEN7:54 UAE (+1)10:54 PM CT-Chapman appeared to be limping when he ran to cover first base on a ground ball during Tuesday's All-Star game.
Analysis: Continue to monitor his progress.
Apr. 29 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET16:55 ET20:55 GMT4:55 1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST4:25 PM VEN0:55 UAE (+1)3:55 PM CT-Chapman threw 25 pitches during batting practice on Tuesday, passing the final test before he can begin a rehabilitation stint in the minors.
Analysis: Chapman might pitch at Class A Dayton on Thursday, his first time in a game since suffering a head injury. He's hoping to be activated after four or five appearances in the minors. The left-hander was hit on the forehead by a line drive during a spring training game in Arizona on March 19. He had a plate inserted above his left eye and nose to help fractures heal. Chapman was one of eight Reds who opened the season on the disabled list, most in the majors.
Apr. 26 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Chapman, recovering from fractures of his nose and a bone above his left eye, threw 43 pitches in batting practice Saturday.
Analysis: He will throw another simulated game before his minor league rehab.
Apr. 18 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Chapman has been cleared to throw batting practice for the first time since he was hit in the face by a line drive during an exhibition game on March 19. Chapman sustained fractures of his nose and and a bone above his left eye when hit by the drive off the bat of Kansas City's Salvador Perez.
Analysis: Reds manager Bryan Price said Friday he wasn't sure exactly when Chapman will throw but said it likely will be during the team's 10-game trip that ends April 27. Price also said Chapman will go on a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment before rejoining the Reds.
Apr. 14 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Chapman threw off a mound on Monday for the first time since he was hit in the forehead by a line drive during spring training. The left-hander threw 25 pitches in the bullpen before Cincinnati opened a series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Reds hope to have him back sometime in May.
Analysis: Chapman sustained fractures above his left eye and his nose when he was hit by a liner on March 19. He had a plate inserted in the forehead the next day. He has to be careful not to get hit in the forehead while it heals. Chapman said his arm felt good. He'll throw in the bullpen a few more times before pitching to Reds hitters.
Mar. 31 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET15:59 ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST3:29 PM VEN23:59 UAE2:59 PM CT-Chapman rode in Cincinnati's opening day parade on Monday, the most he was allowed to do as part of the Reds' first-game festivities.
Analysis: Chapman can't work out while he recovers from a significant head injury during spring training. He had surgery on March 20 to have a plate installed above his left eye, fractured by a comeback liner during a game. He'll see a doctor on Wednesday to gauge his progress. He said before the Reds' opener against St. Louis on Monday he feels good and has no pain. The Reds think he'll be able to return in May.
Mar. 23 2:14 PM PT3:14 PM MT4:14 PM CT5:14 PM ET17:14 ET21:14 GMT5:14 2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST4:44 PM VEN1:14 UAE (+1)3:14 PM CT-The Cincinnati Reds activated Chapman from the 15-day disabled list before Saturday's game against Colorado.
Analysis: Chapman opened the season on the disabled list after undergoing surgery to repair damage after being struck in the left eye and nose by a line drive during a spring training game on March 19. Chapman, a native of Cuba, has recorded 38 saves each of the last two seasons while working as Cincinnati's closer.
Mar. 20 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET13:11 ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST12:41 PM VEN21:11 UAE11:11 AM CT-Chapman is undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone above his left eye but has no other serious injuries after being hit in the face by a line drive in a spring training game.
Analysis: Team doctor Tim Krenchek called Chapman "a very lucky guy." Krenchek says a metal plate will be inserted in the bone and will remain there permanently. He says Chapman has a very mild concussion but no other brain injury and no injury to his eye. Kansas City's Salvador Perez lined Chapman's 99 mph fastball into the pitcher's face in Wednesday night's game. Chapman collapsed to the ground, moaning in pain and kicking his feet, then was taken off the field by stretcher.
Mar. 19 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET23:53 ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST11:23 PM VEN7:53 UAE (+1)9:53 PM CT-Chapman has sustained broken bones above his left eye and nose after being hit by a line drive. The Reds said in a statement Wednesday night that Chapman was undergoing further testing at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, where he will spend the night.
Analysis: The hard-throwing left-hander was struck by Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez's hit with two outs in the sixth inning - the pitch was clocked at 99 mph. Chapman crumbled to the ground, face down and flailing his legs. The ball caromed into the third base dugout. Medical personnel, including Royals Dr. Vincent Key, rushed the field. Blood could be seen on the mound. The game was called after and 8-minute delay with Kansas City leading 6-3, and Chapman was taken to Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun City. He was then transferred to Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2010 Cin 2 2 0 - 1 15 0 0 13.1 9 4 3 0 5 0 19 1.05 2.03
2011 Cin 4 1 1 - 3 54 0 0 50.0 24 21 20 2 41 0 71 1.30 3.60
2012 Cin 5 5 38 - 43 68 0 0 71.2 35 13 12 4 23 0 122 0.81 1.51
2013 Cin 4 5 38 - 43 68 0 0 63.2 37 18 18 7 29 0 112 1.04 2.54
2014 Cin 0 3 21 - 23 30 0 0 30.0 15 8 8 1 10 0 61 0.83 2.40
Career 15 16 98 - 113 235 0 0 228.2 120 64 61 14 108 0 385 1.00 2.40

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Cin 68 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 235 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2010 Cin Total 0 1 0 - 1 2 0 0 1.2 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
    LDS 0 1 0 - 1 2 0 0 1.2 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
2012 Cin Total 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3 3.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3 3.00
Career 0 1 0 - 1 5 0 0 4.2 5 4 1 0 2 0 4 1.93


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 328 103 97 100.2 62.96
Slider 139 93 85 89 26.68
Changeup 54 92 86 88.2 10.36

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