Deadline roundup: Is Hamels on his way out?

So many intriguing players, so few answers. That was the state of affairs in the City of Brotherly Love on Monday, three days before the Deadline. Everyone around baseball is wondering if Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Jonathan Papelbon, A.J. Burnett, Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo and possibly other players will be moved.

Deadline roundup: Is Hamels on his way out?

So many intriguing players, so few answers. That was the state of affairs in the City of Brotherly Love on Monday, three days before the Deadline. Everyone around baseball is wondering if Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Jonathan Papelbon, A.J. Burnett, Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo and possibly other players will be moved.

Chapman turns up the heat against D-backs

Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw 20 pitches on Monday night and 15 of them were fastballs. None of Chapman's fastballs were clocked at less than 101 mph and the average speed of those pitches was 102 mph. Chapman hit 104 mph on a pitch to Paul Goldschmidt and hit 103 mph five times in the inning.

Chapman turns up the heat against D-backs

Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw 20 pitches on Monday night and 15 of them were fastballs. None of Chapman's fastballs were clocked at less than 101 mph and the average speed of those pitches was 102 mph. Chapman hit 104 mph on a pitch to Paul Goldschmidt and hit 103 mph five times in the inning.