Aroldis Chapman added an anchor to last year’s Cubs team that broke the franchise’s 108-year championship drought. This year they have a World Series-winning closer to anchor the NFL Cheap Jerseys Wholesale ninth inning in Wade Davis, who struck out 18 in 10 2/3 scoreless innings during Kansas City’s run to the 2015 title. Many see C.J. Edwards as a future closer; he has a 2.11 ERA and 56 strikeouts in 38 1/3 innings.
But following the “you can never have too many good relievers” theory, the Cubs have been connected to all kinds of relief options. Team Zach Britton with Davis in the eighth and ninth innings, and the Cubs might not blow a late-inning lead the rest of the season. But Britton might cost too much for the Cubs to stomach.
Tigers lefty Justin Wilson has been really good this season as Detroit’s closer, and he Online Cheap Jerseys wouldn’t cost as much as Britton. Like Britton, he’s clearly more than a situational lefty.
Pat Neshek is a veteran right-hander having a great season for the Phillies (1.17 ERA), and he’s a free agent after the season, which means he’s getting traded at some point soon. The Marlins are in a trading mood, too, and they have a couple right-handers who could help the Cubs down the stretch. A.J. Ramos has been Miami’s reliable closer the past couple seasons and is under club control for one more year, his final season of arbitration, before he becomes a free agent. Kyle Barraclough isn’t as well known, but he has a career 12.2 K/9 ratio and 2.93 FIP, plus he’s under club control through 2021.