Cubs acquire reliever Justin Wilson, catcher Alex Avila in trade with Tigers

Cubs acquire reliever Justin Wilson, catcher Alex Avila in trade with Tigers

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have acquired Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila in exchange for minor league infielders Jeimer Candelario and Isaac Paredes, according to a source familiar with the situation. The Cubs will be sending Detroit a player to be named later or cash as part of the trade as well. Wilson, who turns 30 next month, bolsters a bullpen that has struggled after the All-Star break but had a great weekend in a series win over the? Milwaukee Brewers . Wilson will slot in before Cubs closer Wade Davis, as his ability to […]

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