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LEADING OFF: Chapman joins Yanks, Cubs go for 8th win in row

A look at what's happening all around the majors Monday:



Star reliever Aroldis Chapman is set to be activated after serving a 29-game suspension under baseball's domestic violence policy. He'll join the last-place New York Yankees for the opener of a four-game home set against World Series champion Kansas City. The left-hander from Cuba, a four-time All-Star with a fastball that regularly exceeds 100 mph, will immediately take over the closer role in an imposing bullpen that already features Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller. Chapman was acquired from Cincinnati for four prospects in December.


The Cubs try for their eighth...