Originally Posted by HDBoy
Why wasn't Chapman still pitching in the 11th? Why was JJ Hoover in again? Surely Chapman can do two innings in a tight game that would have ensured a series win. I know the Reds want to closely watch Chapman's innings, but this quick pitching change is a little extreme under these game and bullpen circumstances. If he can't do an occasional, two-inning stint, why is Chapman even the closer?
because they didnīt want chapman batting in the bottom of the 10, 2out and todd frazier in scoring position?!? a single would have ended the game, you donīt want your closer at bat...