Brian Wilson is still looking for a job as the 3 time all-star is currently shopping himself as a closer. Wilson who has spent his entire six year Major League career with the San Francisco Giants recently worked out for the Mets and is said to have another go of things with them despite a less than impressive first outing.
The Tigers should find themselves in need of Wilson’s talents. When healthy he sported a 10k/per 9IP and was a shutdown closer from 2008 to 2011. This acquisition would be low risk/ high reward especially given the following:
Insurance for Bruce Rondon. Rondon is young and hasn’t pitched at the Major League level.
Experience. Wilson has been there and was once regarded as one of the game’s best.
Wilson has a great ability to forget bad outings and focus on what’s in hand.
He had the right stuff and could still have it. Before being hurt Wilson missed bats, his walk totals are a little high in some season’s, but he doesn’t get hit for average .223/ .220/ .240 is ...