Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/14/13
Sandy Alderson watched former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson in a private workout Saturday, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. However, Mike Puma of the New York Post confirmed the Mets are not likely to pursue the one-time closer, “Alderson said he’s not sure the Mets will extend Wilson an offer.” Fueling that is the fact Wilson wants a major league deal and the Mets are still only doling out minor league deals until further notice. 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 ...
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