Lefty Cuban pitching sensation Aroldis Chapman defected from his national team in July and he is currently a coveted unsigned Major League Baseball free agent. á ESPN The Magazine reported in the summer that Chapman vacated his hotel room in the Netherlands, where Cuba was in the midst of participating in a baseballá tournament, and never returned. á ôI walked out easily, right through the hotel door, and I hopped into a car and left,ö said Chapman, 21, whose fastball has been clocked as high as 102 MPH. ôIt was easy. Now the plan is to sign with a major league team.ö á Chapman, who has often been lauded as one of the ôthree greatest pitchers in the world right now who are not in the majors,ö should be the New York Yankees top-priority to sign this offseason. á ôItÆs safe to a ...
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