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Free agent right-hander Brian Wilson, who was cut loose by the San Francisco Giants Friday, has interest in signing with the Los Angeles
Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, Boston Red Sox and his former team, reports Jim
Bowden of ESPN.
Brian Wilson has interest in Giants, Dodgers, Angels, Red Sox according to source
— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) December 1, 2012
When it was first reported that the Giants were likely to
non-tender Wilson, it was also rumored that the right-hander wouldn’t have
interest re-signing with the team if they decided to cut ties with him.
However, according to Bowden’s report, Wilson would consider rejoining San
While Wilson may have interest in signing with the Giants,
Dodgers, Red Sox and Angels, it’s not clear if any of the clubs are targeting
the free agent.
Wilson required season-ending surgery last season after
appearing in two games with the Giants. Over his previous six years with the
club the 30-year-old owns an ERA and WHIP of 3.17 and 1.327 with 170 saves.
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As expected Brian Wilson was not tendered a contract at tonight's deadline. He is a free agent.
It's possible he could still come back to the Giants but the reports seemed to indicate the team and Wilson were quite far apart on how much they valued the relief pitcher's services.
Coming off his second Tommy John Surgery it makes sense that the Giants would be cautious...
Can you imagine The Beard on the Red Sox? Apparently the flamboyant closer can.
Brian Wilson is interested in joining the Red Sox, Dodgers and Angels, and he’s still interested in re-joining his teammates in San Francisco, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN. All four locations make sense for Wilson. He grew up in New Hampshire and is a huge Boston sports fan, and he lives in Los Angeles...
Brian Wilson and his overgrown black beard might be headed out of the Bay Area.
The San Francisco Giants declined to tender a one-year contract to the closer by Friday night's deadline, making him a free agent as he recovers from a second ligament-replacement surgery on his right elbow.
Wilson was the 2010 major league saves leader with 48, but made only two appearances for...
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To remain with the Giants, Brian Wilson will have to do something that he avoids on the mound: compromise.
The Giants declined to tender a 2013 contract Friday to Wilson, the
pugnacious closer who never...
This comes from Hank Schulman’s tweet on Friday…
Yes, I’m told Wilson feels disrespected by #sfgiants, tho one person who knows him said he’s “pouting” and could change mind about return.
— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) December 1, 2012
On one hand, Brian Wilson has a point about pitching himself into injury for the Giants.
On the other hand, it would seem to have...
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 San Francisco Giants declined to tender a one-year contract with closer Brian Wilson by Friday night's deadline, allowing him to become a free agent.
Wilson, who is recovering from a second ligament-replacement surgery on his right elbow, made only two appearances for the World Series champions this year after suffering the elbow injury in April. He underwent Click Link...
As most everybody knows by now, the Dodgers are in on Zack Greinke and desperately want him to be a part of the club.
Dodgers executives met with Zack Greinke in Los Angeles yesterday, Yahoo’s Tim Brown reported last night.
The Dodgers view Greinke as critical to their pitching staff, Brown reports. Greinke is believed to have enjoyed pitching for the Angels during the second half...
The Winter Meetings are almost upon us, as the Dodgers prepare for their first Winter Meetings under the Guggenheim era. The Dodgers are expected to be busy and ready to spend big.
On the free agent market after being non-tendered by the Giants earlier this week, Brian Wilson, who has said his first preference is with the Dodgers. This rumor could definitely gain some momentum...
You already know about this, because you're a normal person in 2012. I just thought I should reiterate, because I'm a blogger and it is my self-appointed job to regurgitate news that you already know and pretend like you need to hear it from me to make myself feel important.
We all wanted to continue the Pagan worship that we enjoyed last season-- but at a reasonable cost...
Here are a few Hot Stove notes as we approach the Winter Meetings. Stay with us the entire week as we provide around the clock coverage of the Meetings.
-The Dodgers are not expected to sign Brian Wilson and his beard, Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times reports. Wilson who lives in LA expressed interest in joining the Dodgers, Angels and Red Sox, after the Giants non-tendered him a...
The nontender deadline has come and gone, and several notable players are among the batch of players looking for work.
Rays: Ben Francisco
Blue Jays: Bobby Wilson
Rangers: Geovany Soto, Brandon Snyder
Orioles: Mark Reynolds
Red Sox: Rich Hill, Ryan Sweeney
Indians: Jack Hannahan, Rafael Perez
Tigers: Daniel Schlereth
Nationals: John Lannan, Tom Gorzelanny
Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino confirmed
with Jim Bowden of ESPN that the team is hoping free agent first baseman/catcher
Mike Napoli signs with them.
Larry Luchino confirmed with us that they hope Mike Napoli signs with them but needs it to be at 3yr deal not 4 yr deal
— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) December 2, 2012
Bowden added that the...
The Red Sox are being smart and cautious this offseason, and that includes staying away from long-term contracts for free agents.
Still, Larry Lucchino said the Red Sox are “in on Josh Hamilton,” according to Jim Bowden of ESPN. Bowden also tweeted that the Red Sox are not going to sign players to six, seven or eight-year deals moving forward.
The Red Sox famously went long-term...