KANSAS CITY, MO – JULY 10: National League All-Star Aroldis Chapman #54 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches in the eighth inning during the 83rd MLB All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Examiner.com reported that “NL Manager Tony LaRussa utilized Aroldis Chapman in the eighth inning with two outs. Chapman would face the Angels’ rookie phenom Mike Trout and would walk him. Another Angel, Mark Trumbo, would come up next, but this time Chapman set him down on strikes to end the inning.”
Richard Webster, on same website, reported also the following abut Aroldis on May 22, 2012:
- Cincinnati Reds’ Aroldis Chapman arrested and being sued for $18 million
Next time you think you’re having a bad day, recall the day that Cincinnati Reds’ pitcher Aroldis “the Cuban Missile” Chapman is having. Not only did he just get arrested for speeding and driving with a suspended license yesterday (May 21) in Ohio, but he’s also being sued for $18 million by a Cuban-American currently jailed in his native Cuba.
According to espn.go, 24-year-old Chapman was stopped by Grove City Police after their radar clocked him driving 93 mph on I-71 shortly before 1 a.m. on Monday.