The New York Yankees have acquired reliever Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds, according to multiple reports.
The Reds are reportedly acquiring third baseman Eric Jagielo, RHP Rookie Davis, RHP Caleb Cotham, and 2B Tony Renda. That's a rather underwhelming return for a guy who Cincy had put a high price tag on, but clearly the domestic abuse allegation that has been levied against Chapman, and the possibility of him missing time, reduced what the Reds could ask for.
Jagielo and Davis are reportedly the two main pieces of the deal, with J.J. Cooper of Baseball America saying that Cotham and Renda are "organizational guys" -- apparently, neither Renda nor Cotham made BA's Yankees top 30 prospect list. Jagielo was the #26 overall pick in the 2013 draft, going three picks after Chi Chi Gonzalez and one pick before the Reds picked Phil Ervin. He put up an 842 OPS in 58 games in AA last year, but has yet to play a full pro season due to injury issues. Davis, 22, was an 11th round pick in the 2011 draft who split the 2015 season between high-A and AA. He apparently throws hard and is a legit prospect.
The Reds also dealt Todd Frazier earlier this offseason for what appeared to be an underwhelming package, and Reds fans have to be disappointed with what Frazier and Chapman have garnered, though there are extenuating circumstances in Chapman's case. In the meantime, if the Yankees don't trade Andrew Miller -- and they've been rumored to have been shopping him this winter -- the Chapman/Miller/Dellin Betances back of the bullpen will be awfully salty.