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  1. Clearing the bases: The Axford falls

    Rob Neyer

    First base: Now that's a bad week. Closer John Axford was an important cog in Milwaukee's trek to the NLCS a year ago. After blowing two save chances in early April, he converted his final 43 opportunities. It's been a different story in 2012. On Tue...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  2. Reds should use Chapman while they can

    Rob Neyer

    In case you missed it, last Friday night Aroldis Chapman set a sort-of record when his fastball was clocked at 105 miles an hour, breaking -- by just 0.2 m.p.h. -- the sort-of record set by Joel Zumaya four years ago. There's a cool chart that comes ...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  3. Should Reds make big bullpen move?

    Rob Neyer

    Cincinnati's got the division title locked up, but Paul Daugherty thinks they still need to make a big change in the bullpen, swapping the struggling Francisco Cordero for the electric Aroldis Chapman ... The manager makes the fair case that pitchin...

    Blog | September 17, 2010
  4. Can a hot reliever boost attendance?

    Rob Neyer

    Even more from the mailbag: Rob, you responded to the question about Aroldis Chapman closing by asking if any major league reliever ever boosted attendance. I'm sure the answer is "no" ... However, as a Dodgers fan, I know that during Eric Gagne's ...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  5. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are going on a hunger strike until the Padres win or Aroldis Chapman throws a fastball that doesn't hit triple digits on the speed gun ... Here's my must-click link today ... The Platoon Advantage argues that the "inverted W" isn't ...

    Blog | September 01, 2010
  6. Reds' Chapman lights up speed gun

    Rob Neyer

    What's the fastest that anyone's ever thrown a baseball? We might have a new candidate. Big League Stew's David Brown: Hang onto your catcher's mitts, people. They reportedly clocked Cincinnati Reds prospect Aroldis Chapman at 105 mph Friday night. ...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  7. Reds' Chapman to bolster bullpen in September

    Rob Neyer

    As if the Reds aren't good enough already, on Sept. 1 they're going to unveil their (not-so-)secret weapon. John Fay on the looming promotion of Aroldis Chapman: Chapman has been very good since moving to relief. Chapman is 3-1 with a 2.77 ERA i...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  8. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are ready for Stephen Strasburg to reach the majors so they can start obsessing about Aroldis Chapman ... * Well, here's something different: Old Hoss Radbourn reviews a book about ... Old Hoss Radbourn. (Spoiler: Your pappy might en...

    Blog | May 28, 2010
  9. No. 5 Starter Watch: Reds (status quo)

    Rob Neyer

    It looks like the Reds are taking this one to the wire (if not beyond). From The decision on the Reds fifth starter was made no easier by Wednesday's performances by Travis Wood and Mike Leake. The two were competiting for the fifth s...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  10. Will Cincy's Leake make the Big Jump?

    Rob Neyer

    With the Hughes/Joba battle over (for now, anyway), the most interesting No. 5-starter situation is Cincinnati's. Here's John Fay with the latest speculation: The Reds have the schedule for pitching posted in the cubhouse leading right up to the l...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  11. Too early to declare 'Chapmania' in Rhineland?

    Rob Neyer

    After three outings and seven whole innings, is it too early for Chapmania? Aroldis Chapman's fine outing on Wednesday has Redleg Nation pretty worked up ... At this point, you gotta believe that Chapman is going to break camp with the Reds if he k...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  12. Reds' Chapman throws 100 ... a good first step

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Posnanski was in Arizona Monday, and apparently was sitting next to long, longtime scout Art Stewart who ... well, both Posnanski and Stewart were impressed: But the amazing part was the ease ... there was no grunting, no straining, no laboring....

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  13. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links might not make up for my recent bout with writer's block ... but they sure will try hard! * What did the Reds see in Aroldis Chapman? David Laurila asks Cincinnati's senior director of scouting. * What? You think it's hard to root...

    Blog | January 15, 2010