Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Sandy Alderson watched former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson in a private workout Saturday, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. However, Mike Puma of the New York Post confirmed the Mets are not likely to pursue the one-time closer, “Alderson said he’s not sure the Mets will extend Wilson an offer.” Wilson is returning from Tommy John surgery and will reportedly be ready for the start of the season. I thought Wilson would be a good target for the Mets which you can read below,… Original Post The San Francisco Giants declined to tender a one-year contract to their former closer, Brian Wilson, thus making him a free agent as he recovers from a second ligament-replacement surgery on his right elbow. Wilson, 30, earned $8.5 million during his injury-shortened 2012 season, and according to CBA rules could not be tendered less than $6.8 million for the 2013 season. The Giants will try to sign him for a lower price, but Wilson has hinted that he prefers to move on and sign ...
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