Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
Wouldn't that be a great way to use Chapman, though? He'd get innings, work on his third pitch a bit, and get major league coaching. If he pitches every third game, he'd get 150 innings, starters could rest, and the rest of the pen could also get a breather. It would be similar to throwing between starts and shouldn't hurt his wing (though any time a guy throws that hard, he's got ot be susceptible to injuries).
A few problems with that.
Who's to say he would be needed every third game. Zero chance it would work out that way.
Secondly, 150 innings for a reliever would likely leave him for dead.