"He was out here early today, trying to get back a little bit and work on a couple things," manager Buck Showalter said as his slugger entered Sunday night's game against the Cleveland Indians in a 3-for-29 slump. "But Chris is never giving in to it. People think he just goes up there. He's worked hard behind the scenes, but no, we thought and Chris did, too, that he was getting ready to have one of those Chris months. The last few games haven't been as good as he hoped. But, there's always that chance that he could really get going and get hot."