Jaye Chapman

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Jaye Chapman
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Chapman with the Chicago Cubs
Texas Rangers
Born: (1987-05-22) May 22, 1987 (age 29)
Panama City, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 2012, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
(through 2012 season)
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 3.75
Strikeouts 12

Jaye Lawrence Chapman (born May 22, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.


Chapman was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 16th round of the 2005 MLB Draft out of A. Crawford Mosley High School in Lynn Haven, Florida. The Braves added him to the 40 man roster after the 2011 season to protect him from the Rule 5 draft. Chapman was traded to the Chicago Cubs with Arodys Vizcaíno for Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm in July 2012.[1]

Chapman made his major league debut on September 4, 2012 against the Washington Nationals.

Chapman signed with the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League for the 2014 season. He pitched to a 2-3 record with a 3.86 ERA in 50 games for the Bluefish.

On November 15, 2014, Chapman was signed to a minor league deal by the Milwaukee Brewers.[2]

He was invited to spring training by the Milwaukee Brewers for the 2016 season. He was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays on July 10, 2016.


  1. ^ Muskat, Carrie (July 31, 2012). "Cubs deal Maholm, Johnson to Braves". MLB.com. Retrieved February 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ McCalvy, Adam (November 17, 2014). "Revitalized Chapman seeks renewal with Brewers". MLB.com. Retrieved February 13, 2015. 

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