Aroldis Chapman’s arrival in Chicago brought with him his decorated 100-mph and counting fastball. In 2014 he threw 395 100-mph pitches, with Kelvin Herrera of the Kansas City Royals coming in second with 57. In 2015 he doused batters with 452 pitches of 100-mph or more. As Chapman has likely played his final game as a Chicago Cub, we examine his 8-Out save during Game 5 of World Series, which might be Cubs most vital moment ever.
A 2008 blockbuster trade sent top prospect Matt LaPorta to the Cleveland Indians for CC Sabathia. Eight years later we catch up with the 7th overall pick.
The following IBWAA ballot makes the case for 2016 MLB awards including MVP, Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, Reliever of the Year and Manager of the Year.