Closer Report: Dead (arm) Red

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Closer Report: Dead (arm) Red
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Uh-oh. Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has delivered back-to-back rocky outings, his latest a three-walk appearance against the Bucs in which he threw only seven of his 23 pitches for strikes. His fastball velocity has dipped a few ticks, too, as he failed to reach triple-digits in the Pittsburgh clunker. Following the game, manager Dusty Baker expressed concern, understandably.

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