The MLB winter meetings are happening in our nation’s capital, and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what our writers are hearing:
Source: The Cubs are closing in on a deal for Wade Davis.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 7, 2016
Jesse Rogers’s take: Wade Davis would definitely fill a need, as the Cubs want to be deeper at the back end of their bullpen. The team is unwilling to commit long-term to a closer, as they believe they can develop one from within, but in the meantime, Davis would help in their goal of a repeat. Hector Rondon would set up, as he did for Aroldis Chapman, and he would continue to get save opportunities on days Davis couldn’t go. The best part of a Davis deal for the Cubs would be that he’s…