Thomson ReutersApril 1, 2014 13:45
LHP Aroldis Chapman, who is on the 15-day disabled list after being struck on the forehead by a line drive on March 19, will be examined by a doctor Wednesday. "I feel almost normal and have no pain," Chapman said. "After watching what happened to me, I'm thankful what could've happened didn't happen." On March 20, Chapman had a titanium plate inserted into his skull to stabilize fractures above his left eye, and he his recovery time is estimated to be six to eight weeks. In the meantime, Reds manager Bryan Price will use closers according to the best matchups.