Wade Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Joe Maddon explains why he did not bring Wade Davis into Game 2

    Larry Brown Sports "Joe Maddon gave us one of the great head-scratching decisions of the postseason when he opted not to pitch Wade Davis during a tie game on Sunday and instead let John Lackey pitch in a critical situation, which backfired. Jon Lester started for the Chicago Cubs in Game 2 of the NLCS and went..." October 16

  • Wade Davis saves Cubs: ‘That’s a bad motherf----- right there’

    NBC Chicago "Wade Davis stood on the mound at Nationals Park and suddenly lunged forward – the way someone would throw up in a toilet – and smacked his glove against right hand three times. Davis never looks nervous or shows really any emotions, but the Cubs closer embraced catcher Willson Contreras, twirled..." October 13

  • Cubs closer Wade Davis could go more than one inning to preserve setup men

    Chicago Tribune "Manager Joe Maddon is prepared to use rested closer Wade Davis for more than one inning in the season's final few weeks in an effort to not overtax late-inning specialists Carl Edwards Jr. and Pedro Strop and perhaps to shield some of the Cubs' ineffective relievers. "It's getting to that..." September 15

  • Wade Davis breaks Cubs record for consecutive saves

    Fanrag Sports "While the Chicago Cubs are not in as strong a position to win the World Series as they were before Wade Davis‘ arrival, their new closer has done his part and then some this season. Davis on Tuesday night set a franchise record for consecutive saves by converting his 27th in a row. Davis..." August 30