Nobody should have expected Aroldis Chapman to go the entire season without allowing an earned run, and manager Dusty Baker doesn't think a combined three in his last two outings should be cause for concern.
Chapman, promoted to closer in May, allowed a run in 1.2 innings Friday against Detroit to earn his first blown save of the season. The Reds salvaged that game, but he gave up two in the eighth on Sunday while the Tigers were scoring four to come from behind for a 7-6 win.
"Sometimes, it happens," Baker said of Chapman's implosion. "I don't care how good you are. He spoiled us by being so good, and he will be great again."
Catcher Devin Mesoraco didn't see anything different physically from the Cuban left-hander, who routinely reaches triple figures with his fastball.
"He's human," Mesoraco said. "He's not going to strike everybody out. He's going to have bad times, just like everybody else."
The Cuban left-hander, who usually needs an interpreter when being interviewed, left th...