MLB rumors: Latest news from the off-season on free agency and more
By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports
The MLB winter meetings have been underway all week, and have resulted in a flurry of rumors and moves. Wednesday featured an Adam Lind trade to the Brewers, the signing of Tyler Flowers by the Braves and a deal that traded Evan Scribner to the Mariners.
Check out the latest MLB news and rumors below.
• Closer Aroldis Chapman will not be charged in a domestic disturbance incident with his girlfriend, reports the Associated Press. The Cincinnati Reds reached an agreement to trade Chapman to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, but the investigation held up the completion of the deal.
• The New York Mets signed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to a two-year deal, reports SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo. New York also traded pitcher Jon Niese to the Pittsburgh Pirates for second baseman Neil Walker, reports Sherman.
• Major League Baseball issued three fan safety recommendations to all 30 teams, including netting to shield fans from line-drive foul balls.