Aroldis Chapman

Aroldis Chapman

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/218 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Holguin, Cuba
Draft: Undrafted
  • NBC Sports

    Cardinals acquire LHP Misiewicz from Royals for cash

    The St. Louis Cardinals acquired left-hander Anthony Misiewicz from their cross-state rival Kansas City Royals for cash considerations on Wednesday.

  • Royals Review

    Hunter Dozier, third baseman, is the least of multiple evils

    One of my favorite lines in one of my favorite movies is uttered by Harvey Keitel to Nicolas Cage in the ridiculous early 2000s classic film, National Treasure: “Somebody's got to go to prison, Ben.” Anyway, applied specifically to the Royals, Keitel's line translates rather directly to “sombeody's got to play third base.” To perhaps stretch this metaphor past its awkward breaking point, the Mass Effect 2 quote applies as well: the Royals are paying for the mistake of a man whose railgun shot resulted in a replacement level Hunter Dozier slamming into the Royals roster for multiple years. All this led to a reality that the Royals face in 2023, which is that somebody needs to play third base and that Dozier still lingers on this team like a sixth-year senior who is way older than everyone else but who keeps coming back anyway.

  • Marietta Daily Journal, Ga.

    Former Braves prospect Waters makes trip home to see number retired

    Feb. 7—WOODSTOCK — Former Etowah baseball star Drew Waters returned to Eagle Peak on Tuesday to see his No. 7 jersey retired by the program. The Kansas City Royals outfielder helped lead the Eagles to the 2017 Class AAAAAAA state championship, then was selected 41st overall by the Atlanta Braves in that summer's draft. "When I first started at Etowah, I was a 5-foot-5, 150-pound freshman, and ...