Originally Posted by lidspinner
it goes both ways brm....batters are not going to have a sheet on chapman to go off of....he might just dominate since no one has seen him pitch yet...just the way as Mike Leake done great his first time seeing each team, now that the league has a bead on him, he is comming down to earth.....who knows, Chapman might just be the best when the batters have not seen what he has. I am not saying your wrong, just saying the batters have to adjust as well and tons of pressure.
I think the Pirates just strung together some LUCKY hits... He was great the other Innings....