The Yankees’ dilemma with Aroldis Chapman and his position closer
It is not disputed by anyone Aroldis Chapman He is one of the best commentators in Big Leagues in the last decade. However, you cannot live from the past, and in 2022, you cannot live from a jug Yankees He had problems locating his shipments, and that had consequences.
The left-hander allowed a home run in the ninth inning of Game One with a double-header on Sunday against the Chicago White Sox, which sealed the opposing team’s 3-1 victory.
It was later revealed that he was in pain in his left Achilles tendon. The Yankees are considering putting him on the handicap list to keep him from getting worse.
Since May 11, Chapman has allowed six runs in 3.2 innings with nine hits (including two on home runs), three runs, four strikes, and two onshore pitches.
His ERA has risen to 3.86 and although manager Aaron Boone has endorsed him as a closer, there is still speculation that Clay Holmes could take the job closer.
Holmes is going through the best season of his career, with 4 wins without losses, in 20.1 runs, with an extraordinary 0.44 ERA.