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Not So Fast!

Not So Fast!

A report Thursday indicated that contrary to previous opinion, Aroldis Chapman would resume his role as closer in 2013 instead of moving to the rotation. That triggered a reaction from the Reds who denied that a final decision had been made. Within the past week Chapman made a comment indicating that he would prefer to continue protecting ninth inning leads.

When Cincinnati re-signed Jonathan Broxton this offseason it was considered a given that would release Aroldis Chapman for a long-anticipated move to the rotation. New reports are suggesting that is anything but a done deal. It started last Saturday when the Cuban expressed his preference to remain the team's closer. Yesterday stories broke that the Reds were going to announce that he would be... Recommended Stories

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