Albertín Aroldis Chapman de la Cruz is a Cuban-American expert baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He recently played in MLB for the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs and in the Cuban National Series for Holguín. Chapman bats and tosses left-gave, and is nicknamed the “Cuban Missile” or the “Cuban Flame Thrower”. Chapman threw for Holguín locally and universally for the Cuban public ball club.
He surrendered from Cuba in 2009 and marked an agreement with the Reds in 2010. Chapman made his MLB debut that season. He won the MLB Delivery Man of the Month Award as the best alleviation pitcher for July 2012, was named to four straight National League All-Star groups from 2012 to 2015. The Reds exchanged Chapman to the Yankees later the 2015 season, and the Yankees exchanged Chapman to the Cubs during the 2016 season. With the Cubs, Chapman dominated Game 7 of the 2016 World Series. He endorsed with the Yankees later the 2016 season.
On July 11, 2014, Chapman broke the record, recently held by Bruce Sutter, for the most continuous help appearances with a strikeout, having struck out somewhere around one hitter in 40 back to back appearances. Chapman’s streak started on August 21, 2013, and kept going 49 sequential games more than two seasons, with the 49th and last game being on August 13, 2014. Chapman presently has the record for the quickest recorded throw speed in MLB history, at 105.1 miles each hour (169.1 km/h), just as the Guinness World Record for quickest baseball throw.
Chapman was brought into the world in Holguín, Cuba, on February 28, 1988. He resided in a three-room house with his folks and two sisters. Chapman’s dad was a boxing coach and afterward worked for the city. His mom didn’t work outside the home. Chapman’s fatherly grandparents had emigrated from Jamaica to Cuba to improve instruction. The Chapmans, whose last name can be followed to English pilgrims in Jamaica in the last part of the 1600s, were not a conspicuous family.
A companion of Chapman welcomed him to join a nearby ball club at 15 years old. He started playing as a first baseman until the mentor saw that Chapman could toss alright to turn into a pitcher, which Chapman started in 2003.