AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Latest news from the off-season on free agency and more.

December 10, 2015

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. 

• Miami Marlins president Michael Hill said the team does not plan to trade pitcher Jose Fernandez despite being the subject of multiple trade rumors, reports MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro.

• 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. 

• Chat Sports: Six MLB rumors you need to know

• The Chicago White Sox announced they have acquired infielder Brett Lawrie from the Oakland A’s for two minor league pitchers.

• The Philadelphia Phillies have traded closer Ken Giles to the Houston Astros, reports Fox 26 News’ Mark Berman.

• Pitcher Yusmeiro Petit has signed a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals, reports the New York Post’s Joel Sherman.

• 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.

• The New York Yankees announced they have traded reliever Justin Wilson to the Detroit Tigers for two minor league pitchers.

• Chat Sports: Yankees shopping Andrew Miller, Brett Gardner

• First baseman Adam Lind was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Seattle Mariners, reports CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.

• Major League Baseball issued three fan safety recommendations to all 30 teams, including netting to shield fans from line-drive foul balls.

You May Like