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Aroldis Chapman: Joe Maddon misused me in the World Series

Aroldis Chapman: Joe Maddon misused me in the World Series

A lot of people have questioned the way Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon used closer Aroldis Chapman during the World Series earlier this fall.

Chapman is one of those people.

“I believe there were a couple times where maybe I shouldn't be put in the game and he put me in,” Chapman said a day after finalizing an $86-million, five-year contract with the New York Yankees. “So I think personally, I don't agree the way he used me.”

Using an interpreter during a conference call with reporters on Friday, Chapman cited the example of Game 6. After throwing 42 pitches over 2 2/3 innings in Game 5 against the Cleveland Indians two days earlier, Chapman was brought in with the Cubs...

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