Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/13/13
Sandy Alderson watched former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson in a private workout Saturday, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. 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 with a new team after learning he would be non-tendered. Before his injury shortened 2012 season, Wilson went 6-4 with a 3.11 ERA and 36 saves in 57 appearances in 2011 for...
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