VIDEO: Aroldis Chapman does a pair of somersaults

After tonight's 4-3 Reds win over the Brewers, Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman did something you don't see every day in baseball: a pair of somersaults off the mound, popping up in front of astonished Reds catcher Ryan Hanigan. Hanigan and Chapman exchanged a handshake and a brief hug before going about the rest of their team celebrations after the win.

The successful outing was much-needed for Chapman, who's allowed four runs over his last three outings, blowing the save and getting the loss and two of those appearances. Tonight, he struck out the side and finished off the game with a 99 mph heater to Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado that was ridiculously out of the zone. Just like a proper closer does…

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