Pittsburgh Pirates: Possible Expectations for Aroldis Chapman

The Pirates made a big splash by signing Aroldis Chapman on Monday but what should the expectations be for the flamethrowing lefty?

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The Pittsburgh Pirates made a big splash by signing Aroldis Chapman on Monday but what should the expectations be for the flamethrowing lefty?

On Monday, the Pittsburgh Pirates made the shocking move of signing veteran left-handed reliever Aroldis Chapman to a one-year contract worth $10.5 million, easily becoming one of the club's biggest free-agent signings in recent memory.

But what should be the expectations for Chapman as a Pirate in 2024? Let's take a look.

Last season, Chapman put together a solid season for the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers, posting a 3.09 ERA and 1.251 WHIP over 58.1 innings pitched. The advanced stats, however, show that Chapman still has the potential to be an elite reliever.