Originally Posted by 40YrRedsFan
He needs to stay there with Chapman closing. There is no way I would start Chapman. His control was/is not good. He couldn't get his breaking pitch even close to the plate at all. He wouldn't survive starting with one pitch. As a starter he would have to keep his fastball in the mid 90's. Not to mention his mental condition after he fails as a starter. Then his arm/shoulder fatigue. Throwing one inning 3 days in a row at the most, compared to several innings every 5 days. There is no comparison. IMO, he is not cut out to be a starter.
I agree. Most explicitly the parts about Chaps head. Dude is simply not smart enough to be a starter. I've seen nothing that leads me to believe he's more pitcher