A quick followup to yesterday’s news about the New York Mets showing strong interest in Brian Wilson. Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says (via Twitter) the San Francisco Giants are willing to offer Wilson a big league deal, and reports say the Mets aren’t.
World Baseball Classic
Schulman also broke the news that Buster Posey will not play in the World Baseball Classic, but Jeremy Affeldt has accepted an invitation to play for Team USA.
Jon Paul Morosi of FoxSports.com says (via Twitter) Matt Cain won’t be playing for Team USA in the WBC.
Posey, Long-term Deal
In another Schulman tweet, he says the Giants expect at some point this spring to discuss with Posey’s agent a blockbuster long-term deal. However, there is no rush. Posey is under the teams control until after the 2016 season.
Posey put up a MONSTER season in 2012, and capped it off by winning the Batting Title and MVP Award. He’s also won the Rookie of the Year Award, and helped the Giants bring two World Ser...