Found July 23, 2013 on Philliedelphia:
Wikipedia Commons Brian Wilson helped the San Francisco Giants beat the Phillies in the 2010 NLCS en route to a World Series Championship. But Wilson has fallen since then, succumbing to a second Tommy John surgery in April 2012. Wilson is now on the comeback trail and looking for a...

The San Francisco Giants Should Sign Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson is set to start doing the rounds for interested major league teams. The San Francisco Giants have recently seen a rash of injuries in the bullpen and have not seen the dominance we have grown to love and admire by the entire staff. Part of that staple used to be Wilson aka ‘The Beard.’ The Giants have missed his presence just as much as his arm during this tough...

Brian Wilson to work out for scouts

Former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson will work out for scouts Thursday in Los Angeles, CBS Sports reports. Wilson, a.k.a. The Beard, is recovering from Tommy John surgery - the second reconstructive elbow procedure of his career - and hasn't pitched since April 12 of the 2012 season. According to CBS Sports, Wilson worked out for the Mets in January but wasn'...

Brian Wilson to throw for teams Thursday; considered 'MLB ready'

After undergoing his second Tommy John surgery last year, Brian Wilson is trying to make a comeback to the big leagues. He has thrown for his former team, the San Francisco Giants and reportedly looked very good. Wilson, according to Alex Pavlovic of the Mercury News, is planning to throw for teams in Los Angeles on Thursday. While it isn't known what teams will show up,...

Brian Wilson Should Be Target of Red Sox, As Resurgent Free Agent Reliever Fits Team’s Needs, Personality

The reports are in, and Brian Wilson looks good to go. The former Giants closer threw a mound session Monday at the University of San Francisco. Coincidentally, a couple Giants coaches were in attendance, but it was what they reported back about the state of Wilson’s rehab that was more interesting than who his potential suitors may be. Wilson was said to look “game ready”...

Phillies scouts to watch ex-Giant Wilson

The Phillies need bullpen help as general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has said repeatedly in the last couple of weeks. Turns out that help could come from an unexpected source. Amaro told reporters Monday afternoon that Phillies scouts will watch former Giants closer Brian Wilson throw later this week. Wilson is more than a year removed from Tommy John surgery. Wilson appeared in only...

Should Giants Try to Re-Sign Brian Wilson?

Could the most interesting closer in baseball be returning to the black-and-orange? On Monday, July 22, 15 months after undergoing Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career, Brian Wilson threw off the mound at USF. He was caught by Giants bullpen catcher Billy Hayes and studied by pitching coach Dave Righetti. According to Andrew Baggerly of Comcast Sports Net, Wilson...

Brian Wilson reportedly showed ‘terrific stuff’ during pitching session

Free agent reliever Brian Wilson has not pitched in a regular season game in over a year. He underwent Tommy John Surgery 15 months ago and is just now starting to show signs of getting back near full strength. On Monday, Wilson threw a session off a mound while San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave [...]

Reunion by the Bay? Giants keeping tabs on Brian Wilson

Is Brian Wilson headed back to the San Francisco Giants? It's a possibility, anyway. “We’ve kept the door open the whole time,” assistant GM Bobby Evans told the San Francisco Chronicle. The three-time All-Star threw twice recently at the University of San Francisco in front of Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti and bullpen catcher Bill Hayes. The team thinks Wilson...

Brian Wilson throws for Righetti, Giants

The most famously bearded relief pitcher in Giants history threw another session off a mound on Monday, but that wasn’t the most interesting part. It was the guests in attendance. Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti stood in the batter’s box for most of the session, held at the University of San Francisco, a source tells CSN Bay Area. Giants bullpen catcher Billy Hayes caught...

SF Giants Rumors: Ruggiano, Pence, Wilson, Etc.

Credit: Steven Robles – SF Giants Rumors Jayson Stark of reports that the San Francisco Giants have been linked to the Marlins’ Justin Ruggiano. This is only a possibility if the Giants are in buy mode. The trade deadline is one week away, and GM Brian Sabean will have to make his mind up soon if they’re going to buy or sell. Outfielder Hunter Pence could be on his...

Former Giants closer Brian Wilson could find work soon

It has been sometime since former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson has been on an MLB mound, but it looks like he could be getting close to a return. After sitting out the 2012 season recovering from his second Tommy John surgery he was not asked back by the Giants. Had 

Brian Wilson had ‘terrific stuff’ during session with Giants coach

Free agent relief pitcher Brian Wilson threw for San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti Monday, while Giants bullpen catcher Billy Hayes caught for Wilson, reports Andrew Baggerly of Wilson hasn’t played in a regular season game in over a year.  He 

Final Look At Dodgers Potential Bullpen Targets

With eight days before the non-waiver trade deadline, the Dodgers still have plenty of pitching options despite Francisco Rodriguez being traded today and Matt Thornton a few days back. Not a trade candidate but you better believe the Dodgers will be watching when former Giants closer Brian Wilson throws sometime in the next couple weeks. Wilson threw for the Giants yesterday, according...
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