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As soon as the San Francisco Giants non-tendered Brian Wilson, it was unlikely that he would return to the club. Now it seems to be a certainty. Wilson recently worked out for the New York Mets, but the team has not made any contract offers that we are aware of. Of course, this means Wilson is still free for the taking. But the Giants won't be taking him.
Giants' GM Brian Saeban essentially confirmed that the team would not bring back Wilson. According to Anthony Sulla-Heffinger of the New York Post, Saeban expressed concerns about Wilson's second UCL tear and subsequent Tommy John surgery.
“I’m going to be brutally honest as I always am, I don’t [think Wilson will return],” Sabean said during an event in Midtown on Saturday. “In this case, where you are getting a second Tommy John…it’s the type of rehab where he’s still not further up along to judge exactly where he may be able to come back in major league fashion, let alone as a closer.”
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San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Saturday that closer Brian Wilson will unlikely return to the team this year. The New York Mets are reportedly heavily pursuing Wilson. "I'm going to be brutally honest as I always am, I don't (think Wilson will return)," Sabean said in the New York Post while attending an event in New York. "In this...
The Giants have avoided arbitration with reigning NL MVP Buster Posey after both sides on Friday agreed to an $8 million deal for next season.
That’s a considerable bump in pay for the catcher, who made $615,000 last season. We cannot confirm whether Posey was blasting this song from his car speakers Friday:
Via Alex Pavlovic of The Merc:
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The San Francisco Giants have avoided arbitration with two players thus far. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported (via Twitter) this morning that outfielder Hunter Pence agrees to terms with the Giants for $13.8 million for 2013. Pence will hit the free agent market at the end of the season.
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