Originally Posted by sabometrics
I like Bray as much as the next guy but Chapman's talent and his numbers over the last month are going to necessitate that he gets a look before the playoff rosters have to be set. We have to get some idea what he can do in the majors over the course of 5-10 appearances before August 31st. If Chapman comes up in September and absolutely dominates, or even just proves he's better than Bray, people will be livid that he would be ineligible for the playoffs.
Do you really want that kid pitching in a playoff game? I don't, i want pitchers with a ton of ML experience and to use it when it counts. Let the kid mature a little more before that presure is added to him.