Chapman reaches 98 mph in Reds' win over Padres
PEORIA, Ariz.—Aroldis Chapman had his best outing of spring training, giving up four hits over five innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday in a game between split squads.
With a fastball that reached 98 mph, Chapman struck out five. He walked one in a 78-pitch effort.
Jay Bruce, Miguel Cairo and Paul Janish each had two hits. Cairo and Janish had RBIs.
Padres starter Clayton Richard allowed five runs -- three earned -- and seven hits in 4 2-3 innings.
San Diego outfielder Mark Kotsay had two singles and reliever Huston Street pitched a scoreless inning.