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San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean sat down
with Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area to discuss several topics surrounding the
team. One name that came up was former Giants closer Brian Wilson. While Sabean
doesn’t appear ready to close the door on Wilson rejoining San Francisco, he
hasn’t had much contact recently with the right-hander.
When asked if he’s been talking to Wilson, Sabean replied
that all he knows is that the veteran plans on showcasing his abilities over
the All-Star break. Beyond that, Sabean hasn’t heard much, as he doesn’t know
how Wilson is throwing. What he does know is that the right-hander is “working
out like a fiend.”
Baggarly went on to ask if, considering the way Sergio Romo
has performed for the Giants, was Sabean ready to move along when it comes to
Wilson. The GM wasn’t ready to say that, but he does believe the team’s bullpen
“has a lot of talent.”
Wilson appeared in two games last season before requiring
season-ending surgery. He pitched for the New York Mets over the offseason, but
he was reportedly unimpressive. After that disappointing showing, Wilson will
reportedly not throw for teams again until he feels closer to full health. This
is expected to take place in the next two months, most likely around the
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