AROLDIS FEVER

Part 3

LHP Aroldis Chapman yesterday was recalled from Class AAA Louisville (39g, 13gs, 9-6-8, 3.57, 95.2ip, 77h, 52bb, 125k, 7hr, .218oba)…he made his Major League debut last night vs Milwaukee, pitching a scoreless inning (1k)…he made his first 13 apps for Louisville as a starter (5-5, 4.11) and his last 26 apps in relief (4-1, 2.40, converted 8-9 save opps, .156oba)…didn’t allow a hit in his last 8 apps for the Bats (8ip)…in his last 20 apps posted a 0.83era (21.2ip, 2er) and in his last 13 apps opposing batters went 4-for-48 (.083, 13.1ip, 4bb, 25k)…in his final appearance for the Bats, on Fri vs Columbus, hit 105mph on the radar gun.

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Published reports around the world today are declaring Chapman to be pretty good.

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In case you were wondering, Chapman entered the game last night in the 8th inning to the sounds of The Alan Parsons Project’sSirius.”  Needless to say, I along with the rest of the 19,000 people in the ballpark got a “sirius” case of goosebumps.

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Jamie

 

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