Reds signed RHP Tim Melville to a minor league contract.
Reds signed 1B Brandon Allen to a minor league contract.
Aroldis Chapman is now being represented by Marc Anthony's Magnus Media.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Dodgers have expressed interest in Reds closer Aroldis Chapman.
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.
Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports that the Orioles have spoken to the Reds about acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce.
Reds signed RHP Blake Wood to a one-year contract.
Reds purchased the contract of RHP Stephen Johnson from Double-A Pensacola.
Reds purchased the contract of RHP Salvatore Romano from Double-A Pensacola.
Reds purchased the contract of RHP Robert Stephenson from Triple-A Louisville.
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.
An executive "of a team that's talked to the Reds" told ESPN's Jayson Stark that Todd Frazier is available.
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.