Originally posted on MLB Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 10/13/11
After allowing six runs in six innings today against the Tigers, C.J. Wilson now has an 8.04 ERA in three postseason starts this year.  Not only did it hurt the Rangers in Game Five of the ALCS, but, as you'll read, Wilson's free agent value will also likely be hurt by his recent struggles.  Here's the latest on the Rangers... A strong postseason could put Wilson in line for a five or six-year contract worth between $85-$100MM this winter, an agent tells ESPN's Buster Olney (Twitter link).  A weak postseason performance, however, could limit Wilson to a deal of five years and $60-$65MM.  In August, MLBTR's Tim Dierkes noted that Wilson could crack the $100MM club due to the lack of ace pitchers on the free agent market this winter. GM Jon Daniels today spoke to reporters, including Jeff Caplan of ESPN Dallas, about Wilson's impending free agency.  While the Rangers haven't yet begun negotiations, Daniels said the front office staff has "spent a lot of time talking about it and...
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