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Aroldis Chapman Returns To Yankees From Disabled List

June 18th, 2017 at 6:44 PM
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OAKLAND, Calif. (CBSNewYork/AP) รข?? Aroldis Chapman rejoined his New York teammates Sunday ready to pitch again after more than a month on the disabled list, and the struggling Yankees couldn’t wait to have their flame-throwing closer back in the bullpen.

Chapman has not pitched since May 12 because of what Manager Joe Girardi called tendinitis and bursitis in his left shoulder.

Girardi had planned to use Chapman in the series finale at Oakland regardless of the situation just to get him back in the major league mix immediately. In fact, Chapman flew cross-country for one game before the club was set to return to the Bronx with a day off Monday ahead of a home series with the Angels.

“Our group is probably pretty excited that he’s here. We just want to make sure that he gets his work, he doesn’t sit too long and then he gets back out there and sees major league hitters, too,” Girardi said.

“I just think that, if you’re a player that’s being paid to play and you’re …

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