Aaron Boone keeping close tabs on banged-up Yankees closer

New York Post
Aaron Boone keeping close tabs on banged-up Yankees closer
Aaron Boone keeping close tabs on banged-up Yankees closer

BALTIMORE — Aaron Boone grabbed a seat next to Aroldis Chapman's locker in the clubhouse before the game and chatted with his All-Star closer, who is battling tendinitis in his left knee and hasn't pitched since being removed from Saturday's game at Toronto. “He is good to go,” Boone said. “I like to check in with him every day.” Chapman wasn't needed in the Yankees' 9-0 blowout win over the Orioles Wednesday night at Camden Yards. Asked how he will balance getting Chapman an inning to keep the rust off and possibly aggravating the knee, Boone said: “I don't feel we are at the point where I feel I need to get him an inning. If he is in there tonight it's because we need him in there or it is

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