According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Reds and Red Sox discussed a trade for Aroldis Chapman but the Reds wanted more than what the Red Sox eventually sent to San Diego in the Craig Kimbrel trade.
Reds president of baseball operations Walt Jocketty said Wednesday that there's no trade that's close for Aroldis Chapman, but that he hopes to move the closer before the Winter Meetings.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Tigers have inquired on closers on the trade market, but aren't comfortable with the asking prices.
Reds GM Dick Williams said the Red Sox inquired about Aroldis Chapman but a deal was never imminent.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox are doing "background work" on Aroldis Chapman.
Peter Gammons has heard from four different people that Aroldis Chapman will be traded by the end of the weekend.
Robert Murray of BaseballEssential.com reports that the Reds are looking to trade Aroldis Chapman and Brandon Phillips.
Aroldis Chapman blew the save on Tuesday against the Giants, allowing two runs (one earned) while recording five outs, but the Reds eventually won 9-8 in 10 innings.
Aroldis Chapman struck out the side Saturday against the Cardinals to finish off Friday's suspended game.
Aroldis Chapman tossed a scoreless inning against the Pirates on Monday for his 29th save of the season.
Aroldis Chapman worked a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his 28th save in Sunday's 6-3 victory over the Brewers.
Aroldis Chapman recorded the final five outs of Monday's 13-6 win against the Cubs to earn his 26th save.
Reds manager Bryan Price said Monday that Aroldis Chapman (shoulder) was available on Sunday.
Aroldis Chapman (shoulder) had a good throwing session prior to Saturday's game.