Local marathon runners don‘t let pandemic slow them down
- October 16, 2020
The coronavirus made sports come to a screeching halt, but local marathon runners are not letting…Read More
Noah Syndergaard isn’t the only star pitcher going shirtless around here.
Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman on Saturday shared an Instagram video of himself tossing pitches partially unclad, and it seems his massive muscles only continue to grow during baseball’s coronavirus shutdown.
“Bullpen day,” the 32-year-old pitcher wrote alongside the social-media post.
Long regarded as one of baseball’s best athletes, the 6-foot-4, 212-pound Chapman when an Instagram photo showed the muscles on his left pitching arm looking bigger than a beachball.
Chapman has shared various clips of himself working out over the past couple of months, with baseball on hiatus because of the pandemic, though it’s not known where the Cuba native is spending the quarantine.
It also is unclear when Chapman, whose fastball was once clocked an MLB-fastest 105.1 mph, will be able to train with the Yankees again, as MLB continues to work out a plan , possibly in July.
Before baseball was shut down on March 12 and players were sent home, Syndergaard, one of the Mets’ top hurlers, drew laughs from teammates and fans after during spring training.