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.

UPDATE:

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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