Aroldis Chapman requested $13.1 million and was offered $9 million by the Yankees when arbitration figures were exchanged Friday.
Yankees acquired LHP Aroldis Chapman from the Reds in exchange for RHPs Caleb Cotham and Rookie Davis, 3B Eric Jagielo and 2B Tony Renda.
YES Network's Jack Curry reports that the Yankees are close to acquiring Aroldis Chapman from the Reds.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Saturday that the team is not currently pursuing Aroldis Chapman due to the allegation that he's facing.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal hears the Reds are still trying to trade closer Aroldis Chapman.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Dodgers have moved on from Aroldis Chapman.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today writes that the Astros will be waiting if the Dodgers' deal for Aroldis Chapman falls apart.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal was told by at least one team that spoke with the Reds that Aroldis Chapman might have injured a hand in his alleged domestic violence incident.
Mark Saxon of ESPNLosAngeles.com reports that a potential trade sending Aroldis Chapman to the Dodgers is "now in the hands of Major League Baseball."
Tim Brown and Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports report that Aroldis Chapman was involved in an alleged domestic incident with his girlfriend at his home in October.
MLB.com's Mark Sheldon says the trade sending Aroldis Chapman to the Dodgers has not been completed and other teams could still be in the mix for the star closer.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Dodgers have acquired Aroldis Chapman from the Reds for two prospects.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Diamondbacks are no longer in the mix to acquire Aroldis Chapman.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Dodgers are in talks to acquire closer Aroldis Chapman from the Reds.