Monday December 7th, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The MLB Winter Meetings kicked off on Sunday and, while free agent and trade rumors continue to swirl, we'll likely see plenty of movement over the next few days in Nashville.

Check out the latest MLB news and rumors below.

• The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired closer Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for two prospects, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

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• The Dodgers also announced they have signed pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma to a three-year deal and second baseman Chase Utley to a one-year deal.

• Pitcher Jeff Samardzija signed a five-year, $90 million with the San Francisco Giants, the team announced.

• Washington Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon has filed a grievance against the team for suspending him four games without pay for choking teammate Bryce Harper in the dugout in September, reports Rob Bradford of WEEI.

• The Oakland A's and pitcher Ryan Madson have agreed to a three-year, $22 million deal, reports ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.

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• Pitcher Darren O'Day refuted reports that he has agreed to a deal with the Baltimore Orioles.

 

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