(Undated) — For a second straight season, the Cubs are acquiring a reliever at the trade deadline to boost their bullpen. According to multiple outlets, Chicago has traded for Tigers closer Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila for prospects Jeimer Candelario, Isaac Paredes and a player to be named later or cash. Wilson joins up with Wade Davis to form a one-two punch for the Cubs. Wilson has 13 saves this season with a 2.68 ERA and 0.94 WHIP. Last year, Chicago acquired Aroldis Chapman at the deadline. The Cubs are two-and-a-half games ahead of the Brewers for first place in the National League Central Division.
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