Aroldis Chapman is latest victim of the “Mariano Rivera Effect”
Aroldis Chapman blew his 4th save of the season against the rival Tampa Bay Rays on Monday. He was coming off a dominating performance in the All Star game. The usual "fans" lost their collective minds about how terrible the Cuban Missile is, and talked of "his decline".
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Early Wednesday morning, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported Chapman is "one million percent" planning to hit free agency rather than playing out the final two years and $30 million of his contract. The news surely came as a surprise to Yankee fans with the uncertainty of their star closer future.