FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2015, file photo, Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman throws in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, in Cincinnati. A person familiar with the deal says the Reds have agreed to trade hard-t
John Minchillo, File
December 12, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says his club won't pursue a trade for Reds closer Aroldis Chapman while the pitcher's domestic violence case is pending.

According to a police report, Chapman's girlfriend said he pushed and choked her in October. Major League Baseball's investigation delayed a proposed trade of Chapman from the Reds to the Dodgers.

Rizzo said Saturday at his team's fan festival that the Nationals' interest in Chapman ''changed, obviously, with the allegations.''

Added Rizzo: ''It's something that we're not going to continue to go after until we find out how things happened. It's something that we don't want to get into ... because of the allegations against him.''

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