With Jason Motte's elbow injury shelving him likely for the season, St. Louis Cardinals' manager Mike Matheny has been left to shuffle the roles in his bullpen from a year ago. Mitchell Boggs has moved from the eighth to the ninth inning and 22 year old Trevor Rosenthal has taken the eighth inning reigns for now.
Both relievers have been ultimately disasterous, leaving Cardinals fans wondering if general manager John Mozeliak will make a move to shore up the bullpen.
Former San Francisco Giants closer and All-star Brian Wilson is available and some may find him as an attractive option. But at this point, Wilson would not solve the Cardinals' bullpen woes and here is why.
Wilson had some fantastic years during his time in San Francisco, posting 163 saves for the Giants in 2008-2011. Four years of averaging 40.25 saves per season is rather good.
But Wilson is coming off his second Tommy John surgery of his career, which usually is doomsday for most pitchers. Comi...