Latest MLB News & Rumors | Aroldis Chapman receives endorsement from his peers, Trevor Bauer and more

They have not been good days for the Cuban closer of the New York Yankees Aroldis Chapman. In his last 10 starts this season of MLB He has an 18.90 ERA with 11 walks and nine strikeouts in 6.2 innings.

His frustration was reflected on social networks, but his colleagues on the team of New York back it up.

The reliever Zack britton It is one of them. “I know Chappy,” Britton told “I always say that no one is going to have higher expectations for you than yourself. He is that guy. He wants to be perfect every time he goes out. And when he’s not, he’s frustrated like all of us. ”

“New York is a difficult place when you are not playing well. They will let you know. It’s part of this, “Britton added.

With the Yankees’ season on the line, according to manager Aaron Boone, Chapman and the coaching staff are desperate for a quick fix.

“Chapman works hard,” said bullpen coach Mike Harkey. “That’s all you can do. We give him a few things to work on and he works tirelessly on them.”

MLB added seven days to Los Angeles Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer right administrative leave, according to a Jeff Passan report for ESPN.

Seven days is the maximum amount of administrative license that can be renewed, but the league and the players’ association will discuss an indefinite extension if nothing is resolved in the next week, Passan adds.

MLB is investigating Bauer for assault following the execution of a domestic violence restraining order that a woman filed in late June.

The San Diego Padres are still hopeful that Blake Snell can start Game 1 of the series against the Rockies this Friday, but they haven’t officially announced it.

This is because Snell is still regaining his strength after dealing with the effects of food poisoning that forced him to go on the disabled list on June 30. He started against the Phillies on July 4, but it didn’t feel quite right.