CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  
Click here to log in Click here for forgotten password Click here to subscribe

Articles Tagged Aroldis Chapman 

Search BP Articles

All Blogs (including podcasts)

Active Columns

Authors

Article Types

Archives

04-06

comment icon

8

Raising Aces: Out On A Limb
by
Doug Thorburn

12-29

comment icon

18

Players Prefer Presentation: On Aroldis Chapman, Opportunity and Cost
by
Meg Rowley

09-01

comment icon

1

The BP Wayback Machine: Scouting Closers in the Batter's Box
by
Ben Lindbergh and Jason Parks

05-12

comment icon

6

What You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 5/12
by
Morris Greenberg and Chris Mosch

03-27

comment icon

6

Fantasy Freestyle: Three Murky Closer Situations
by
Mauricio Rubio

03-24

comment icon

5

Baseball Therapy: The Complicated Recoveries of Aroldis Chapman and Salvador Perez
by
Russell A. Carleton

03-07

comment icon

12

Graphical Fantasy Rankings: Relief Pitchers
by
Mauricio Rubio

03-07

comment icon

6

TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief Pitchers
by
Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

03-06

comment icon

12

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief Pitchers
by
Bret Sayre

03-05

comment icon

14

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief Pitchers
by
Craig Goldstein

03-04

comment icon

8

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers
by
Paul Sporer

03-03

comment icon

7

State of the Position: Closers
by
Ben Carsley

02-03

comment icon

4

Fantasy Team Preview: Cincinnati Reds
by
Bret Sayre

06-06

comment icon

4

Bullpen Report: A Test of Wil'
by
Mike Gianella

03-19

comment icon

0

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 162: Aroldis Chapman and Player Preferences
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-28

comment icon

2

The BP Wayback Machine: How Good is Aroldis Chapman?
by
Clay Davenport

02-22

comment icon

10

Pitcher Profile: Aroldis Chapman
by
Harry Pavlidis

01-15

comment icon

4

The Keeper Reaper: Relievers for 1/15/13
by
Dan Mennella

11-28

comment icon

0

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 90: The Cheapskate Approach to Aroldis Chapman/The Phillies and Framing/Ranking Baseball Figures By Historical Importance
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-13

comment icon

1

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 81: The Angels, the Reds, and Two Conflicting Closer Philosophies
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-21

comment icon

7

Raising Aces: Four of a Kind: High-K Closers
by
Doug Thorburn

09-18

comment icon

5

Out of Left Field: The Slowest Pitches Thrown This Year
by
Matthew Kory

09-14

comment icon

2

Resident Fantasy Genius: Where to Find a Save (or Two)
by
Derek Carty

08-13

comment icon

5

BP Unfiltered: The Archetypal Aroldis Chapman Factoid
by
Sam Miller

07-18

comment icon

7

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild: The Daily Baseball Prospectus Podcast
by
Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-12

comment icon

1

BP Unfiltered: Four Pitchers
by
Geoff Young

06-08

comment icon

10

BP Unfiltered: How Aroldis Chapman Allowed an Earned Run
by
Ben Lindbergh

06-08

comment icon

2

What You Need to Know: Friday, June 8
by
Daniel Rathman

06-07

comment icon

3

Overthinking It: Slow and Steady Wins Some Races
by
Ben Lindbergh

06-04

comment icon

10

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, June 4
by
Matthew Kory

06-04

comment icon

13

Pebble Hunting: Bryce Harper's Toughest At-Bats
by
Sam Miller

05-31

comment icon

7

On the Beat: Fireballer in the Hole
by
John Perrotto

04-17

comment icon

1

Fantasy Beat: The Transformation of Aroldis Chapman
by
Jason Collette

04-13

comment icon

31

Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week
by
Sam Miller

04-11

comment icon

0

The Platoon Advantage: Going the Other Way
by
Jason Wojciechowski

04-04

comment icon

23

Raising Aces: Pitchology 101
by
Doug Thorburn

03-23

comment icon

5

The Stats Go Marching In: Exploring Starter Conversions
by
Max Marchi

03-12

comment icon

7

Overthinking It: The Once and Future Starters
by
Ben Lindbergh

03-01

comment icon

16

Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part I
by
Stephani Bee and Larry Granillo

03-31

comment icon

42

Pre-Season Predictions
by
Baseball Prospectus

04-23

comment icon

6

Under The Knife: Checking Out Aroldis Chapman
by
Will Carroll

01-12

comment icon

7

Prospectus Q&A: Chris Buckley
by
David Laurila

<< Previous Tag Entries No More Tag Entries

Some 2016 predictions that may surprise you. And some that probably won't.

As the countdown to Opening Day trickles ever-so-close to the holiday to top all holidays, the Baseballholic in me is compelled to predict what will happen in the 2016 baseball season. Most of the predictions will turn out to be wrong, which is a tribute to the volatility inherent in a sport that we spend way too much time trying to predict (not that it will stop me from trying). We release our BP staff predictions for the season on Monday, and those who want a sneak peak can tune into the latest Baseballholics podcast to see who I have tabbed for this year's awards and division winners.

Read the full article...

Everything has a price, including personal shortcomings, in the game of baseball.

This piece isn’t really about domestic violence. Nor is it ultimately about Aroldis Chapman, although the erstwhile Red is one of its central characters. When the Reds traded Chapman to the Yankees for prospects and the privilege of not having to deal with his domestic violence investigation any further, it became clear that the edges of baseball’s free market were brushing up against baseball’s humanity in a way as interesting as it was alarming. So this piece is about the opportunities baseball seeks, and the prices we pay for them.

Read the full article...

Ranking closers based on how bad they've looked at the plate.

Roster expansion begins today, so last night's Giants/Dodgers game may be the the last of the season where a reliever batted for both teams. To celebrate the Chris Hatchers and George Kontoses (Konti?) of the world, here's a GIF-laden look at the ones who bat least and why it's often well-deserved. This article originally ran on August 22, 2013.

On Wednesday night, Aroldis Chapman entered an 8-6 game in relief of an injured Jonathan Broxton, who faced two batters in the top of the eighth before his elbow cut his outing short. It was the first time Chapman had been asked to get more than three outs all season. And because a “distraught” Dusty Baker screwed up the double switch, Chapman also made his first major-league plate appearance in the bottom of the inning.

Read the full article...

This is a BP Premium article. To read it, sign up for Premium today!

May 12, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 5/12

6

Morris Greenberg and Chris Mosch

Yu Darvish flirts with perfection again and Aroldis Chapman returns, plus more from a busy weekend and preview for Monday.

The Weekend Takeaway
In his first start of the 2013 season, Yu Darvish set the tone for his stellar sophomore campaign with 8 2/3 flawless innings against the Astros. When the 27th batter, Marwin Gonzalez, hit a grounder that turned into a single, the Texas right-hander threw his hands up and couldn’t help but crack a smile.


The rest of this article is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber?

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or use the buttons to the right to subscribe and get access to the best baseball content on the web.


Cancel anytime.


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!

Already a subscriber? Click here and use the blue login bar to log in.

This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it, sign up today!

March 27, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Three Murky Closer Situations

6

Mauricio Rubio

A rundown of the ninth-inning candidates in Houston, Cincinnati, and Cleveland.

Closers are the most fungible commodity in fantasy baseball. Predicting saves is a quixotic quest that frequently ends in heartbreak and confusion.

You don’t need to search long to find examples of how volatile the saves market can be. Kevin Gregg was a discarded reliever when the Cubs reached out for his services in the ultimate act of desperation. Carlos Marmol had imploded and their in house options were either hurt or ineffective. Gregg, who was unable to survive spring training with the Dodgers, ended up accruing 33 saves before being released in a much-publicized spat with management.

So if you have Chapman on the DL or you were just caught off guard ahead of a massive closer run and are in need of saves don’t fret. I’m here for you, friends.

Let’s take a look at three situations in which a closer could emerge from the shadows

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

Why the recovery from a traumatic event isn't always just a matter of surgery and stitches.

Last Wednesday night, something truly awful occurred in a spring training game between the Royals and Reds. In the sixth inning, Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was getting in some work and faced off against Royals catcher Salvador Perez. In the regular season, that matchup would be compelling stuff, but this was just a fake game, so no one thought much of it. You’ve probably seen the replay of what happened next: Perez squared one up and hit a line drive that caught Chapman in the face. Chapman was taken off the field by stretcher and the game was called off.

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it, sign up today!

March 7, 2014 6:00 am

Graphical Fantasy Rankings: Relief Pitchers

12

Mauricio Rubio

A visual breakdown of the players at this position and the fantasy categories in which they could help your team.

To read the previous editions in this series, follow the links below:

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it, sign up today!

March 7, 2014 6:00 am

TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief Pitchers

6

Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

Breaking down the bullpen arms for Scoresheet leagues.

BP Fantasy closes out positions with reliever week, the position pretty much everyone considers a necessary evil. If not just plain evil. In this week’s podcast, linked at the end of the article, we spend some time discussing relievers. Not a ton of time, because there’s really not too much to say. We also take some reader questions. And have a pretty interesting discussion on when (if ever) it is OK to lose a trade, which we think will be worth your time to check out. We also spend some time discussing the lower tiers of starting pitching, which is relevant to your Scoresheet bullpen, for reasons we explain below. We’ve also updated our ranking list for all positions.

Here’s how we rank relievers. And read on for reliever strategy, picks, and more.

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it, sign up today!

March 6, 2014 6:00 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief Pitchers

12

Bret Sayre

A long-term outlook on the relievers who could be fantasy assets in the coming years.

For the earlier editions in this series, follow the links below:

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it, sign up today!

March 5, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief Pitchers

14

Craig Goldstein

Projecting the ninth-inning stoppers from 2014 through the end of the 2016 season.

For the previous installments in this series, click the links below:

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it, sign up today!

March 4, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers

8

Paul Sporer

Breaking down the position, from the top-shelf closers to the setup men who might be on the cusp.

To read the previous articles in this series, follow the links below:

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it, sign up today!

March 3, 2014 12:00 pm

State of the Position: Closers

7

Ben Carsley

Breaking down the ninth-inning stoppers by league for the present and future and examining the optimal mixed-league strategy.

For the earlier articles in this series, click below:

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

<< Previous Tag Entries No More Tag Entries