Wade Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs close to trading Jorge Soler for Wade Davis

    CBS Sports "Coming off their first World Series title in several generations, the Cubs had few glaring needs heading into the offseason. Much of their young core is still intact, but they did need some bullpen depth. It appears they're going to bolster it by adding an elite arm to the back end. Ken..." December 07

  • Cubs flex dynasty muscles with Wade Davis splash

    New York Post "Cubs officials were portraying this as their quiet offseason. They had the twin contentment of a relatively set roster plus — most importantly — their first championship since 1908. But under Theo Epstein, the Cubs’ version of quiet is like the concept of a small elephant. By comparison, one..." December 07

  • Cubs near trade to acquire closer Wade Davis from Royals

    ESPN "The Cubs moved to the verge of a deal for Royals closer Wade Davis Tuesday evening, although sources made clear that the trade is not complete and both teams still have to OK the medical information. It was not immediately known exactly what the Cubs would give up in return for Davis, but a..." December 06

  • Kenley Jansen? Wade Davis? Cubs Keeping an Open Mind For the Ninth Inning

    CSN Chicago "The San Francisco Giants had been three outs away from forcing an elimination game that Johnny Cueto would have started at Wrigley Field – and five different relievers couldn’t protect a three-run lead against a Cubs team that made a stunning comeback. That October crash reverberated throughout..." December 06

  • Royals To Pick up 2017 Options For Wade Davis, Alcides Escobar

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Royals will exercise their 2017 club options for right-handed closer Wade Davis and shortstop Alcides Escobar, reports FanRag’s Jon Heyman (Twitter link). Davis will earn $10MM next season and Escobar will rake in $6.5MM. Davis helped pitch the Royals to back-to-back World Series..." November 03

  • Teams calling Royals on Wade Davis

    Today's Knuckleball "The Kansas City Royals are receiving a lot of trade calls on closer Wade Davis, who appears to be available at the right price. Kansas City still has to pick up his $10-million 2017 option, but that is a formality. The Royals have built their championship teams around strong defense and a..." October 14