Despite being traded on Monday, Aroldis Chapman continues to show a willingness to throw the pinstripes back on in 2017.
In an Instagram post which said farewell to New York and made way for his new chapter in Chicago, Aroldis Chapman displayed no commitments to the Cubs long-term. In fact, he went on to say “#newyorkyankees bye for now.”
If I read that correctly, it is a guy hungry for a World Series in Chicago, yet a guy who purely enjoyed his time in pinstripes. With his impending free agency, do not be surprised in the slightest if the flamethrower is lured back to the Big Apple.
Sure, the Yankees eliminated him from their plans in 2016. However, bringing him back would mean the addition of two high-level prospects and a proven big league commodity for virtually nothing.
The interesting part: the southpaw would not oppose.
H/T: Barstool Sports
I want to thanks God for giving me the opportunity to shared these few months with a great team like the #yankees, thanks for having great teammates which I feels I’ve know them from a long time. For last but not least, thanks to the NY Yankees fans, that from the first day, they made me feel at home. Thanks to the Yankees organization for the support they gave me. #newyorkyankees bye for now. Now let’s focus to being a world series to the house of the #cubs —————————— Quiero darle las gracias a Dios por darme la oportunidad de compartir estos últimos meses con un gran equipo como son los #Yankees, tener muy buenos compañeros lo cual siento que lo conozco desde hace mucho tiempo. Y por último pero no menos, los fans de los Yankees que desde el primer día me hicieron sentir en casa. Gracias a la organización de los Yankees por el apoyo brindado. #newyorkyankees adiós por ahora. Ahora vamos a enfocarnos a traerle una serie mundial a la casa de los #cachorros #cupbs #ChapmanSwagg