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Brian Wilson will be activated by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday. Wilson, 31, signed a one-year deal worth with the Dodgers recently and will occupy a spot in the bullpen ahead of Kenley Jansen.
Source: #Dodgers to activate Brian Wilson today.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 19, 2013
Wilson was un-scored upon during a brief stay in the minors. Prior to undergoing Tommy John surgery after just two games last season the bearded wonder had been one of the games most reliable closers. He saved 36 or more games from 2008-2011.
Wilson is pitching not only for the Dodgers this season but for his next contract.
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A razor blade company has offered a huge sum of money to Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson if he agreed to shave his phenomenal beard.
What would Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson be without the beard? Wilson’s insane facial hair became a symbol of the San Francisco Giants’ success since he stepped into the team’s closer role in 2008. It has been featured on billboards, buses, and even a commercial airliner ever since, but a $1 million offer could […]
BACK IN THE BIGS
Major League Baseball became a little more fun on Monday as the Dodgers activated relief pitcher, Brian Wilson, who has missed the last season and a half with an injury.
Brian Wilson returned to the major leagues earlier this week. In returning the reliever brought back his trade mark beard as he moved into a setup role in the bullpen of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Tireball Sports has learned that negotiations are underway between Wilson’s representatives (MVP Sports) and 800razors.com that could net the 31-year-old right hander $1 million. Talks...
Everything is coming up Brian Wilson these days. While the beard remains weird, everything else keeps changing for the better for the reliever. Not only has he seen his major league career resurrected by being activated on Monday by the Los Angeles Dodgers after signing a one-year, $1 million deal with the team in July […]The post Brian Wilson apparently has been offered $1 million...
Brian Wilson likes his whiskers, but he may like a clean million a little bit more.
The reliever, recently back in Major League Baseball after signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers, stands to make more than $1 million if he shaves his trademark beard, according to RadarOnline.com.
The interested company, 800Razors.com, wants Wilson to be the “brand ambassador” of its product....
Long-time fan favorite and former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is now activated by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Wilson signed a one-year $1 million deal to join his former team’s arch nemesis, after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
“I told him today the first one probably won’t be bases-loaded, nobody out or anything,” said manager Don Mattingly. “We’ll try to get...
And you thought the Dodgers' season was already crazy.
Things became even a bit wackier Monday when the Dodgers activated eccentric reliever Brian Wilson and added him to their 25-man roster.
The Dodgers elected to at least temporarily go with 13 pitchers, sending human yo-yo Scott Van Slyke back to triple-A Albuquerque. Expect Van Slyke to return to the Dodgers for a fifth...
How much money would it take to get you to shave your beard? Assuming, of course, that you’ve got a beard worth keeping.
$20? $50? $100? More?
How about $1 million?
A razor blade company, 800Razors.com, is negotiating with L.A. Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson to convince him to shave off his signature beard for an approximate $1 million endorsement deal that would make him the face...
The Los Angeles Dodgers will closer Brian Wilson, according to Fox Sports MLB guru, Ken Rosenthal. The man know as “The Beard” now makes the Dodgers the best team in baseball, that much better. “Everything’s good. Everything’s progressing,” Wilson told the Los Angeles Times. ”It’s a step, absolutely. Any time I get on the mound it’s positive. There’s...
Reliever Brian Wilson has been activated from the disabled list
by the Los Angeles Dodgers after being sidelined since April 2012
because of an elbow injury.
On July 30, the Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to a minor-league deal with former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson that was worth $1 million. Wilson pitched in four minor-league games with the Dodgers and didn't give up a run in 4.1 innings pitched.
Today, the Dodgers are going to call up Brian Wilson, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Wilson was throwing his...
Sixteen months after undergoing Tommy John elbow surgery Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues as Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Dodgers will activate the former Giants closer today.
Wilson signed a one-year $1 million deal with the Dodgers on July 30 and appeared in four minor-league games tossing 4.1 scoreless innings with a .071 opponents’ batting average...
As if the Los Angeles Dodgers weren’t already good enough, not their bullpen is about to get better. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Dodgers are going to activate Brian Wilson on Monday. Wilson has not pitched in the majors since injuring his elbow at the beginning of the 2012 season. He has been […]