Aroldis Chapman

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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

GOODYEAR, AZ - FEBRUARY 27: Aroldis Chapman #54 of the Cincinnati Reds signs autographs for fans before the game against the Cleveland Indians at Goodyear Ballpark on February 27, 2014 in Goodyear, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Reds’ Chapman ‘Lucky’ To Have Only Broken Bone

Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis 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.

03/20/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 04: Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Atlanta Braves pitches in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Turner Field on October 4, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Relief Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/12/2014

Cincinnati Reds v Philadelphia Phillies

Did Cuban Pastries Affect Aroldis Chapman On Sunday?

Phils broadcaster Rickie Ricardo says that Aroldis Chapman ate 18 Cuban pastries before the game on Sunday.

05/20/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 19: Freddy Galvis #13 of the Philadelphia Phillies runs the bases after hitting a home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park on May 19, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-2. (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Galvis, Kratz Homer Off Chapman In 9th; Phils Win 3-2

Freddy Galvis and Erik Kratz helped rally the Phillies past the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Sunday afternoon.

05/19/2013

Devin Mesoraco Could Mean Extra Value At Catcher For Reds

Devin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.

03/25/2013

Matt Kemp (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Fantasy Baseball Edge: Injuries, Breakouts And Blowups

For the next couple of weeks, the fantasy world is stuck in a sort of limbo.

04/20/2012

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