The two-time All-Star is likely to make one or two more appearances before being activated.
Thursday marked Chapman's first game action since March 19, when he was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City's Salvador Perez in a Spring Training game. Surgery was required to repair fractures near his nose and left eye.
Andy Call is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.