Re: Aroldis Chapman
Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
Top Cuban prospect defects
By Jorge Arangure
ESPN The Magazine
And though his pitches have been clocked at 100 mph, some consider Chapman's secondary pitches to be only average. For that reason, many believe Chapman likely would have to start his professional career in the minors.
There also might be a question of Chapman's maturity level.
Several times at the WBC, Chapman was demonstrative in his displeasure at the umpire's strike zone. At times, several of his teammates had to go to the mound to calm him. ...
Umm Houston? I think we have a problem. I think those contract demands may have to come down a little now.
"Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."