Angels, Jays reportedly in lead to sign Aroldis Chapman

One intriguing free agent remains on the market, and his destination may be known soon.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Tuesday that 21-year-old Cuban left-hander Aroldis Chapman may sign "within the next three or four days." The newspaper reported the Los Angeles Angels and Toronto Blue Jays are the favorites to land him, and that each has offered him about $21 million.

Chapman reportedly has also received offers from the Florida Marlins ($13 million) and the Boston Red Sox ($15 million).

Teams have been eager to scout Chapman ever since he defected from Cuba. He was impressive in a recent workout for scouts in Houston; he reached the mid-90s with his fastball.

One intriguing free agent remains on the market, and his destination may be known soon.

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Tuesday that 21-year-old Cuban left-hander Aroldis Chapman may sign "within the next three or four days." The newspaper reported the Los Angeles Angels and Toronto Blue Jays are the favorites to land him, and that each has offered him about $21 million.

Chapman reportedly has also received offers from the Florida Marlins ($13 million) and the Boston Red Sox ($15 million).

Teams have been eager to scout Chapman ever since he defected from Cuba. He was impressive in a recent workout for scouts in Houston; he reached the mid-90s with his fastball.

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