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Joe Girardi Comments on Aroldis Chapman’s Bullpen Role After Suspension

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced Tuesday he will begin working Aroldis Chapman into some save situations when the closer returns from his suspension on May 9, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com. 

Girardi revealed to Hoch that "should the Yankees have a ninth-inning lead against the Royals on Monday, Chapman will get the call, sliding right-hander Dellin Betances and left-hander Andrew Miller into setup roles."

"I just think it makes our bullpen longer," Girardi said. "You use guys maybe a little bit differently, which I think helps."

Chapman, 28, has been serving a 30-game suspension for violating MLB's domestic violence policy. He was traded to the Yankees from the Cincinnati ...

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