Sunday, January 3, 2016 Adds an "Aroldis Chapman Filter"

If you haven't heard by now check out the video above, Aroldis Chapman throws absolute heat out of the bullpen. Chapman, depending on where you get your information from, threw each of the fastest 62 (or 77 I've seen on USA Today) pitches in Major League Baseball last year while topping out at 103.9 MPH on a pitch he threw to the Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier. With Chapman dominating the fastest pitch thrown stat MLB and has come up with a filter for their stat page, we'll call it the Aroldis Chapman Filter.

Using the MLB Statcast pitch velocity program you can activate the Chapman Filter leaving the Cuban-born left-hander out which shows every other pitcher in MLB and their fastest thrown pitches. Just as an FYI if you use the Chapman Filter and the MLB Statcast program the pitcher who threw the fastest pitch last season was a familiar face for us Yankees fan, Nathan Eovaldi. Eovaldi actually threw the top six fastest pitches and nine out of the Top 12, all of which topped 101 MPH.

Between Chapman, Eovaldi and Dellin Betances the Yankees and their fans can see a ton of 100+ MPH pitches during the 2016 season. Speed kills.

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