“Felt pretty good out there, no discomfort at all,’’ the lefty said through an interpreter Tuesday afternoon, following his first mound session since landing on the injured list May 24.
Manager Aaron Boone has only committed to Chapman being a high-leverage, late-inning arm upon his return to the Yankees’ bullpen, given Holmes’ success – forged by a devastating sinker.
“Good to see him back out there,’’ Boone said after witnessing part of Chapman’s session on the main diamond, under the supervision of pitching coach Matt Blake. “He looks good, looks healthy.’’
“You have to deal with things like that sometimes,’’ Chapman said of pitching through discomfort. “It’s your job to compete. You’ve got to toughen up and do the best you can.
Pete Caldera is the Yankees beat writer for NorthJersey.com. For unlimited access to all Yankees analysis, news, trades and more, please subscribe today and download our app.