Re: Aroldis Chapman, future closer?
Originally Posted by edabbs44
I'd be interested to hear the internal discussions here. Maybe he doesn't have the stamina. Maybe they don't think that he'll fully develop a third pitch. They obviously know the value of a starter vs. a reliever, so there must be a valid argument for him staying a reliever if that's a direction they are strongly considering.
Doesn't the Price quote kind of sum it it? Pitchability. Right now they see him as a thrower not a pitcher.
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