MLB Trade Deadline: Cubs close to landing Justin Wilson and Alex Avila from Tigers

MLB Trade Deadline: Cubs close to landing Justin Wilson and Alex Avila from Tigers

The Cubs are close to getting left-handed reliever Justin Wilson from the Tigers in a deal that would send third baseman Jeimer Candelario back to Detroit, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports . Ken Rosenthal of MLB Network reports a deal is "close" as well, but throws in that the Cubs would also get catcher Alex Avila . He notes that Candelario and "at least one other" player would go to the Tigers. Wilson, 29, is in the midst of a great season for the Tigers. He took over as closer and has saved 13 games in 15 tries […]

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