Re: With Chapman now officially back in the bullpen
I will withhold much comment until:
1. The Reds announce the decision and
2. the Reds announce the details.
It is quite possible that the Reds will choose to use Chapman in the pen initially but in longer stints to keep his innings down and then transition him into the starting rotation. IIRC correctly this is the approach the Braves took with Medlen last year. The need for a 5th started is limited the first few weeks and perhaps the Reds will choose to use Leake in that bounced around role for now instead of Chapman.
Or Doc could be wrong.