The big trade news in the twitter-phere is that the Chicago Cubs have been in talks with the Detroit Tigers for closer Justin Wilson. Those talks apparently are getting very close, according to baseball insiders.
sources: cubs are close to a deal to get justin wilson
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) July 31, 2017
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 31, 2017
Waiting for it to be final, but sources say Justin Wilson should be a Cub tonight. Relief market has busy 16 hours ahead.
— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) July 31, 2017
The Tigers and the Cubs did make a deal involving Justin Wilson and Alex Avila for the Cubs #1 and #10 prospect plus a player to be named later or cash. You can read about it here.