May 31, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (31) and relief pitcher Justin Wilson (38) celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. The Tigers won 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

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.


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.

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