OAKLAND — Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman has gotten tattoos during the season countless times in his MLB career, so when he decided to add to his collection last week, he thought nothing of it.
Chapman did not know it, but the picture of his sister tattooed on Chapman’s left calf resulted in him being placed again on the injured lists in 2022. It was the latest episode in an otherwise forgettable season.
Chapman placed on the 15-day injured list On Saturday, Chapman was infected by a recent tattoo. On Saturday, the Yankees did not make the same roster move, and Chapman was left with an infected wound from his recent tattoo. They signed veteran reliever Anthony Banda to fill Chapman’s place on the active roster.