Aroldis Chapman's disappointing season continues

Brant Tedeschi Jul 16th 3:43 PM EDT.

The Yankees and fantasy owners had high hopes for Aroldis Chapman heading into the 2017 baseball season. He was projected by many to be a top 3 closer and hasn't come close to meeting those expectations.

He has been activated from the DL over a month ago and has only managed ONE save. Yes, you read that correctly, he has more blown saves (2) since coming off the DL than actual saves.

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This time last year Chapman had a 2.16 ERA and 16 saves to go along with a 0.84 WHIP. This year he has a 4.66 ERA, 8 saves, and a 1.66 WHIP. Ouch.

There is a good chance Chapman will string together a nice streak, but it's already half-way through the season. Despite his struggles, fantasy owners have no choice but to put him in their starting lineups.

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Aroldis Chapman

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