The Cuban guy Aroldis chapman made its debut with the Yankees of New York in the MLB 2021 after a suspension.
The incident between the Yankees and Rays in last season’s playoffs did not go unpunished, Aroldis chapman he had to serve his five-game suspension at the start of the 2021 season.
However, he made his comeback in style, throwing 100 miles to each batter he faced, although he did not score a save due to the distance from the scoreboard, he gave a base on balls and retired the rest by way of strikeout.
Aroldis chapman He showed off his spectacular 90-mile splitter, striking out one of the best hitters of his career, Maikel Franco.
Here the video
Good luck to anyone trying to hit Aroldis Chapman’s new splitter 🤤 pic.twitter.com/vOEDUOWkzH
– Joey (@ColeWorldSZN) April 6, 2021
Here are his words:
“I’m not 25 anymore, I don’t have the 105 miles out of nowhere, I’m older and it’s my reality” “When I was a starter in Cuba, I threw a Splitter and I think it would be good to experience it now that I don’t have the same miles as before, this allows me to evolve as a veteran pitcher “