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Yankees acquire All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from Reds for four minor leaguers

Yankees acquire All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from Reds for four minor leaguers

The New York Yankees bolstered an already dominant bullpen Monday, acquiring hard-throwing All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor leaguers.

Chapman became available after the Reds' deal with the Dodgers fell through during baseball's winter meetings three weeks ago when it was learned Florida police investigated an accusation of domestic violence involving the Cuban left-hander.

Major League Baseball is investigating and Chapman could face suspension under the league's new domestic violence policy.

"We felt this was an opportunity to add a big arm to our bullpen, even though there are some things that are...

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