The Aroldis Chapman sweepstakes have already begun. The Yankees, Mets, Rangers, Red Sox, and many other teams have already expressed their interest in the Cuban defector. Chapman has already arrived in the United States after being declared a free-agent and has started talks with Major League teams. The Chapman Tour began about a week ago in New York. Chapman and his agent believed that it would be better if they came to the United States and negotiated, instead of the Major League clubs traveling to Andorra, Spain. Chapman became a resident in Spain after defecting from Cuba. Being a resident in Europe was a big factor in allowing the Cuban left-hander become a free-agent. The first stop in Chapman's tour was the Empire State, where he is expected to start talks with the New York Me ...
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