The Cubs acquired lefty reliever Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila from the Tigers in exchange for third baseman Jeimer Candelario and minor-league shortstop/third baseman Isaac Paredes, the teams announced on Monday. 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 with a 2.68 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 55 strikeouts against 16 walks in 40 1/3 innings.
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An MLB spokesman confirmed Tuesday the Trophy Club native won't face a suspension.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris hits home run in first career at-bat, a night after breaking Wrigley Field scoreboard with batting-practice home run