Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
1 day ago

Chapman allowed a hit and struck out the side to secure his 29th save of the season Wednesday against the Padres.

EDGE Analysis

Since blowing the save and being tagged with his only loss of the year last Friday, Chapman has rebounded nicely by locking down two saves while striking out four in his last two appearances. Since joining the Cubs, he's 9-for-11 in save opportunities and has surrendered just two earned runs in 15 games with the team.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
2 days ago

Chapman walked two batters but managed to clean up a two-out save Tuesday against the Padres.

EDGE Analysis

Chapman's services were only needed because Felix Pena couldn't nail down the game with a 5-0 lead. Chapman had to get warmed up in a hurry and threw 10 balls against just nine strikes, but he got two swings and misses, including one to strikeout Christian Bethancourt to end the game. He owns a 1.13 ERA with 12 strikeouts in eight innings this month, with seven saves in eight chances.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
3 days ago

Chapman is presumably available out of the Cubs' bullpen Monday after resting the previous two days.

EDGE Analysis

It was reported Saturday that Chapman would get that night and Sunday off after throwing four times -- including both ends of a doubleheader -- in the prior four days, and he was not summoned from the bullpen either day as expected. Chapman did say Saturday that he would be good to go for Monday's game, so with his rest period behind him, expect him to be used in a save situation if one arises in Monday's matchup with the Padres.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
5 days ago

Chapman will not pitch Saturday or Sunday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Chapman was credited with a blown save Friday night, his fourth game in four nights -- two of those appearances came in a double header Tuesday -- and he said the workload caught up with him. "I felt a bit tired [Friday] night," Chapman said. "I did not perform at 100 percent. Also, the game was long and I was throwing and preparing [in the bullpen] to come in, in case they scored a run, and that may have contributed to me feeling a little tired." Chapman added he'll be ready to go Monday after a couple of days off, and that he'll be 100 percent.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
1 week ago

Chapman worked around a hit and struck out two en route to his 27th save of the year Thursday's versus the Brewers.

EDGE Analysis

Thursday marked the left-hander's seventh save as a member of the Cubs, making him 7-for-8 since joining the team. Chapman has been a perfect 6-for-6 this month while not allowing a run, owning a 0.57 WHIP and striking out 11 hitters over eight appearances (seven innings) in August.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
1 week ago

Chapman gave up a hit and a walk but still managed to lock down the one-out save in game two of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Brewers.

EDGE Analysis

Chapman was unexpectedly needed to close the door after Hernan Perez hit a solo home run in the ninth inning to create the save situation. He was perhaps shaky because he recorded the final two outs of the first game in the doubleheader as well, but either way, he managed to find the strikeout he needed to close the door. The save was his sixth in seven chances as a Cub.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
1 week ago

Chapman retired the only two hitters he faced while striking out one to earn his fifth save for the Cubs on Tuesday against the Brewers.

EDGE Analysis

Chapman was protecting a four-run lead, but came in with a pair of runners on base, putting him a save situation, which he easily converted. The 28-year-old flamethrower has kept his ERA at 2.00 or lower in each of the last three seasons while carrying a WHIP of 0.89 or lower in each of the last two campaigns.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
2 weeks ago

Chapman struck out the side in order Wednesday against the Angels for his fourth save as a Cub.

EDGE Analysis

So far, Chapman's been every bit as good in Chicago as he was in New York and Cincinnati -- better, even. The electric lefty is sure to see plenty of save chances down the stretch as the Cubs march toward the playoffs.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
3 weeks ago

Chapman pitched a scoreless ninth inning while allowing a hit and striking out one to earn his third save since joining the Cubs, Sunday at the Athletics.

EDGE Analysis

Chapman was protecting a two-run lead and worked around a two-out single to close out the road victory for the Cubs. He's now converted three of his four save opportunities with a 1.59 ERA for his new team. He should continue to see plenty of save opportunities for his playoff-bound club.

Aroldis Chapman
RP CHC
3 weeks ago

Chapman tossed a clean ninth inning with a strikeout for his second save Tuesday against Miami.

EDGE Analysis

After blowing his first save as a Cub on Saturday, Chapman bounced back in fine fashion to record the save in his first opportunity since then. He has recorded at least one strikeout in each of his first five relief appearances for the Cubs as he remains arguably the toughest pitcher to hit in the league.