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Aroldis Chapman    \ah-ROLL-dis\

Albertin Aroldis (de la Cruz) Chapman (Cuban Missile) (twitter: @AAroldisChapman)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: February 28, 1988 in Holguin, Holguin, Cuba
Signed
by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 2010. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 31, 2010 (Age 22.184, 17,430th in MLB history)   vs. MIL 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Reds 2010-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$8.05M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 4.034, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Relativity Baseball, previously: Hendricks Sports [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2010 22 CIN NL 2 2 .500 2.03 15 0 3 0 0 0 13.1 9 4 3 0 5 0 19 0 0 2 51 206 1.35 1.050 6.1 0.0 3.4 12.8 3.80
2011 23 CIN NL 4 1 .800 3.60 54 0 13 0 0 1 50.0 24 21 20 2 41 0 71 2 0 4 207 110 3.28 1.300 4.3 0.4 7.4 12.8 1.73
2012 ★ 24 CIN NL 5 5 .500 1.51 68 0 52 0 0 38 71.2 35 13 12 4 23 0 122 4 0 4 276 274 1.55 0.809 4.4 0.5 2.9 15.3 5.30 AS,CYA-8,MVP-12
2013 ★ 25 CIN NL 4 5 .444 2.54 68 0 55 0 0 38 63.2 37 18 18 7 29 0 112 3 0 6 258 149 2.47 1.037 5.2 1.0 4.1 15.8 3.86 AS
2014 ★ 26 CIN NL 0 3 .000 2.00 54 0 44 0 0 36 54.0 21 12 12 1 24 0 106 2 0 4 202 185 0.89 0.833 3.5 0.2 4.0 17.7 4.42 AS
2015 ★ 27 CIN NL 3 4 .429 1.81 45 0 38 0 0 22 44.2 32 9 9 1 24 1 79 2 0 5 192 212 1.59 1.254 6.4 0.2 4.8 15.9 3.29 AS
6 Yrs 18 20 .474 2.24 304 0 205 0 0 135 297.1 158 77 74 15 146 1 509 13 0 25 1186 175 1.91 1.022 4.8 0.5 4.4 15.4 3.49
162 Game Avg. 4 4 .474 2.24 68 0 46 0 0 30 67 35 17 17 3 33 0 114 3 0 6 265 175 1.91 1.022 4.8 0.5 4.4 15.4 3.49
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2010 22 CIN NL 13.1 15 0 4 2.70 4.50 0.13 -0.34 99.4 4.01 2 0.2 1.8 0.0 0.4 3 .514 .501 $1,000,000
2011 23 CIN NL 50.0 54 0 21 3.78 4.32 0.11 -0.32 102.0 3.96 1 0.1 1.2 -0.1 0.4 5 .501 .500 $3,835,772
2012 ★ 24 CIN NL 71.2 68 0 13 1.63 4.27 0.03 -0.32 106.7 4.18 20 2.2 1.9 0.8 3.6 26 .532 .513 $2,000,000 AS,CYA-8,MVP-12
2013 ★ 25 CIN NL 63.2 68 0 18 2.54 4.15 0.09 -0.31 103.2 3.87 10 1.1 1.8 0.3 2.0 14 .516 .507 $2,000,000 AS
2014 ★ 26 CIN NL 54.0 54 0 12 2.00 4.02 0.14 -0.30 98.4 3.52 9 1.1 1.7 0.3 1.9 13 .520 .507 $5,000,000 AS
2015 ★ 27 CIN NL 44.2 45 0 9 1.81 3.95 0.12 -0.29 101.0 3.57 9 1.0 1.6 0.2 1.6 12 .522 .506 $8,050,000 AS
6 Seasons 297.1 304 0 77 2.33 4.17 0.10 -0.31 102.5 3.86 50 5.6 1.7 1.5 9.8 74 .519 .507 $21,885,772

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2010 22 CIN NL NLDS L PHI 0 1 .000 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.2 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 11 1.800 16.2 0.0 0.0 5.4
2012 24 CIN NL NLDS L SFG 0 0 3.00 3 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 13 1.333 6.0 0.0 6.0 9.0 1.50
2 Yrs (2 Series) 0 1 .000 1.93 5 0 3 0 0 0 4.2 5 4 1 0 2 0 4 1 0 2 24 1.500 9.6 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00
2 NLDS 0 1 .000 1.93 5 0 3 0 0 0 4.2 5 4 1 0 2 0 4 1 0 2 24 1.500 9.6 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2012 CIN NL 24 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 27.0 1.00
2013 CIN NL 25 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
2014 CIN NL 26 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 CIN NL 27 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
4 Yrs (4 GP) 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 10 0.667 0.0 0.0 6.0 15.0 2.50

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2010 22 CIN NL 15 51 46 4 9 1 0 0 2 2 5 19 .196 .275 .217 .492 .333 10 2 0 0 0 0 0
2011 23 CIN NL 54 207 163 21 24 4 0 2 2 4 41 71 .147 .325 .209 .534 .244 34 4 2 1 0 0 0
2012 24 CIN NL 68 276 248 13 35 7 1 4 5 1 23 122 .141 .225 .226 .450 .252 56 2 4 0 1 0 3
2013 25 CIN NL 68 258 225 18 37 2 1 7 1 1 29 112 .164 .268 .276 .544 .283 62 2 3 1 0 0 1
2014 26 CIN NL 54 202 174 12 21 6 0 1 6 4 24 106 .121 .234 .172 .406 .294 30 2 2 1 1 0 0
2015 27 CIN NL 45 192 164 9 32 3 0 1 6 0 24 79 .195 .302 .232 .534 .360 38 0 2 0 2 1 1
6 Yrs 304 1186 1020 77 158 23 2 15 22 12 146 509 .155 .268 .225 .493 .286 230 12 13 3 4 1 5
162 Game Avg. 68 265 228 17 35 5 0 3 5 3 33 114 .155 .268 .225 .493 .286 51 3 3 1 1 0 1
MLB Averages .254 .319 .398 .717 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2010 22 CIN NL 2.8 0.3 57 -0.3 1.5 -1.8 1.60 0.2 -0.4 -1.3 -0.1 0.96 2.1 10 2 3
2011 23 CIN NL 2.3 0.2 221 1.9 5.5 -3.6 1.40 0.9 0.4 6.3 0.6 1.00 9.7 21 12 20
2012 24 CIN NL 20.1 2.1 292 2.9 9.5 -6.6 1.78 2.3 -0.7 22.5 2.3 0.90 24.2 38 21 9
2013 25 CIN NL 9.6 1.0 283 1.2 8.3 -7.1 1.68 0.9 -0.1 8.6 0.9 0.91 7.5 39 12 17
2014 26 CIN NL 10.4 1.1 217 2.4 6.9 -4.5 1.76 1.4 0.0 15.7 1.7 0.90 16.6 26 12 16
2015 27 CIN NL 10.4 1.1 207 1.7 6.6 -4.9 1.97 0.8 0.1 8.4 0.9 1.03 8.9 24 4 17
6 Yrs 55.7 5.9 1277 9.8 38.2 -28.5 1.71 6.5 -0.8 60.2 6.3 0.94 69.0 158 63 82

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2010 22 CIN NL 15 15 3 2 2 1 0 1 0% 5 4 8 5 63% 7 1.595 10 2 3 7 5 3 4 11 2 4 2 4 2.7 15
2011 23 CIN NL 54 54 13 4 1 3 1 2 33% 16 13 18 3 17% 8 1.397 21 12 20 23 10 21 13 41 8 15 8 11 2.8 16
2012 24 CIN NL 68 68 52 5 5 43 38 5 88% 49 6 15 3 20% 9 1.781 38 21 9 56 9 3 8 60 8 4 8 20 3.2 18
2013 25 CIN NL 68 68 55 4 5 43 38 5 88% 43 0 8 3 38% 9 1.684 39 12 17 50 15 3 6 62 2 9 2 20 2.8 16
2014 26 CIN NL 54 54 44 0 3 38 36 2 95% 38 0 8 0 0% 9 1.762 26 12 16 41 8 5 4 50 5 5 5 18 3.0 17
2015 27 CIN NL 45 45 38 3 4 23 22 1 96% 23 0 6 5 83% 9 1.967 24 4 17 29 12 4 3 42 1 3 1 16 3.0 18
6 Yrs 304 304 205 18 20 151 135 16 89% 174 23 63 19 30% 1.712 158 63 82 206 59 39 38 266 26 40 26 89 2.9 17

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2010 22 CIN NL 51 27% 0.0% 37.3% 9.8% 2.0% 11% 2.25 3.75 53% 15% 0.0% 0% 7 2 29%
2011 23 CIN NL 207 30% 1.0% 34.3% 19.8% 2.9% 25% 1.12 1.50 43% 14% 5.4% 14% 38 4 11%
2012 24 CIN NL 276 30% 1.5% 44.2% 8.3% 4.4% 34% 0.58 0.72 45% 20% 6.5% 23% 46 2 4%
2013 25 CIN NL 258 22% 2.7% 43.4% 11.2% 3.9% 27% 0.51 0.63 41% 33% 11.5% 19% 32 2 6%
2014 26 CIN NL 202 21% 0.5% 52.5% 11.9% 3.5% 33% 0.77 1.08 34% 29% 2.9% 13% 27 2 7%
2015 27 CIN NL 192 32% 0.5% 41.2% 12.5% 2.1% 13% 0.50 0.41 45% 29% 2.2% 22% 34 0 0%
6 Yrs 1186 27% 1.3% 42.9% 12.3% 3.4% 25% 0.69 0.86 42% 24% 6.1% 18% 184 12 7%
MLB Averages 46% 2.5% 19.5% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.5% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2010 22 CIN NL 53 221 4.17 134 60.6% 23.9% 25.4% 30.6% 20.1% 76.1% 0.0% 46.2% 66.7% 56.6% 3.8% 2 0 26.4% 14 8 0 4 15 21.1% 3 2 0 0 0
2011 23 CIN NL 207 885 4.28 526 59.4% 27.2% 25.3% 29.8% 17.7% 72.8% 0.0% 43.3% 65.3% 52.7% 10.6% 22 13 30.0% 62 43 3 11 60 15.5% 13 9 0 0 0
2012 24 CIN NL 276 1203 4.36 769 63.9% 25.6% 29.5% 28.3% 16.5% 74.4% 0.0% 47.5% 60.3% 52.9% 6.9% 19 15 27.9% 77 49 4 19 102 15.6% 20 4 0 0 0
2013 25 CIN NL 258 1099 4.26 718 65.3% 28.6% 27.4% 28.1% 15.9% 71.4% 0.0% 46.7% 61.6% 59.3% 4.7% 12 8 38.4% 99 63 2 23 89 20.5% 23 3 0 0 0
2014 26 CIN NL 203 935 4.61 596 63.7% 26.5% 33.4% 28.4% 11.7% 73.5% 0.0% 46.8% 54.6% 57.6% 3.0% 6 4 33.5% 68 34 1 17 89 16.0% 17 2 0 0 0
2015 27 CIN NL 192 799 4.16 507 63.8% 22.9% 31.8% 28.2% 17.2% 77.1% 1.4% 49.2% 58.8% 54.2% 3.1% 6 1 28.6% 55 33 3 10 69 12.7% 10 4 0 0 0
6 Yrs 1189 5142 4.32 3250 63.3% 26.2% 29.3% 28.6% 15.9% 73.8% 0.2% 46.7% 60.4% 55.4% 5.6% 67 41 31.5% 375 230 13 84 424 16.5% 86 24 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.6% 15.8% 27.1% 29.5% 72.4% 1.5% 46.2% 78.2% 59.8% 4.7% 23.9% 24.2%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2010 22 CIN NL 51 9 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 40% 0 2 1 12 2 2 50% 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 6 0
2011 23 CIN NL 207 24 2 0 2 0 7 1 1 1 1 12 6 4 50% 0 4 0 74 2 4 33% 1 4 1 0 0 0 4 4 6 0
2012 24 CIN NL 276 35 3 0 4 0 7 4 0 3 1 9 5 3 56% 3 4 1 87 5 1 83% 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 11 0
2013 25 CIN NL 258 37 3 0 7 0 6 7 0 2 5 8 2 4 25% 1 6 1 82 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 0
2014 26 CIN NL 202 21 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 8 3 3 38% 0 4 0 55 6 4 60% 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0
2015 27 CIN NL 192 32 2 0 1 0 12 1 0 0 1 9 4 5 44% 1 5 1 70 6 0 100% 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
6 Yrs 1186 158 14 1 15 0 35 14 1 7 8 51 22 20 43% 5 25 4 380 22 12 65% 13 9 9 2 0 1 6 6 47 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2010 22 2 2 .500 2.03 15 0 3 0 0 0 13.1 9 4 3 0 5 0 19 0 0 2 51 206 1.050 6.1 0.0 3.4 12.8 3.80 206
2011 23 6 3 .667 3.27 69 0 16 0 0 1 63.1 33 25 23 2 46 0 90 2 0 6 258 123 1.247 4.7 0.3 6.5 12.8 1.96 123
2012 24 11 8 .579 2.33 137 0 68 0 0 39 135.0 68 38 35 6 69 0 212 6 0 10 534 175 1.015 4.5 0.4 4.6 14.1 3.07 175
2013 25 15 13 .536 2.40 205 0 123 0 0 77 198.2 105 56 53 13 98 0 324 9 0 16 792 166 1.022 4.8 0.6 4.4 14.7 3.31 166
2014 26 15 16 .484 2.32 259 0 167 0 0 113 252.2 126 68 65 14 122 0 430 11 0 20 994 169 0.982 4.5 0.5 4.3 15.3 3.52 169
2015 27 18 20 .474 2.24 304 0 205 0 0 135 297.1 158 77 74 15 146 1 509 13 0 25 1186 175 1.022 4.8 0.5 4.4 15.4 3.49 175

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2010 22 1 0 1.000 2.77 13.0 9 4 4 0 5 19 0 1.077 6.2 3.5 13.2 3.80 0.0 15
2011 23 3 3 .500 3.60 50.0 25 22 20 2 43 71 2 1.360 4.5 7.7 12.8 1.65 0.4 54
2012 24 4 4 .500 1.63 72.0 36 14 13 4 24 122 4 0.833 4.5 3.0 15.3 5.08 0.5 68
2013 25 4 3 .571 2.39 64.0 39 19 17 7 31 112 3 1.094 5.5 4.4 15.8 3.61 1.0 68
2014 26 3 3 .500 2.17 54.0 23 14 13 1 26 106 2 0.907 3.8 4.3 17.7 4.08 0.2 54
2015 27 3 2 .600 1.80 45.0 35 10 9 1 26 79 2 1.356 7.0 5.2 15.8 3.04 0.2 45
6 Yrs 18 15 .545 2.30 298.0 167 83 76 15 155 509 13 1.081 5.0 15.4 3.28 0.5 304



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2012 NL (12, 4%)
0.04 Career Shares (1218th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2012 NL (8, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (354th)

Saves s c a p y
2012 NL  38 (3rd)
2013 NL  38 (3rd)
2014 NL  36 (7th)
2015 NL  22 (9th)
Active  135 (12th)
Career  135 (91st)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2015 NL  5 (10th)

Games Finished s c a p y
2012 NL  52 (7th)
2013 NL  55 (4th)
2015 NL  38 (4th)
Active  205 (23rd)
Career  205 (242nd)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
Active  56 (50th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
Active  5.9 (50th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2012 NL  22.50 (10th)
Active  60.19 (50th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2012 NL  2.9 (6th)
Active  9.8 (40th)
Career  9.8 (210th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2012 NL  2.4 (7th)
Active  6.5 (45th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 12 (1398), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 25 (518), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (252nd), 10.0 career WAR/10.0 7yr-peak WAR/10.0 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Albertin Aroldis (de Cuban la Aroldis Cruz) Missile Chapman

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