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Brian Wilson attempting MLB comeback as beardless knuckleballer

If it takes a mid-life crisis for Brian Wilson to get back in the MLB, so be it. According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports Wednesday, the three-time All-Star reliever is attempting to resume his pitching career as a knuckleballer. Brown also shared an image of Wilson throwing a bullpen session without his signature beard but with the unmistakable flutterball grip. Wilson, who will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Wilson mulling MLB comeback as knuckleballer

He’s back!Well, he might be.According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports three-time All-Star pitcher Brian Wilson could be returning to Major League Baseball. And he plans to return as a knuckleballer.Brown’s article mentions the 34-year-old recently threw some pitches on a mound at USC, and a “handful were knuckleballs.”“That right there,” Wilson said while pulling off his...
Via Sportsnaut
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Brian Wilson planning on MLB comeback next season

If you missed seeing Brian Wilson’s bearded face this season, don’t worry: the eccentric relief pitcher may soon be back in MLB. Yahoo Sports’ Tim Brown reports that Wilson will begin working out and throwing soon with the intention of making a comeback next season: Brian Wilson is working out and soon will begin throwing with the intention of returning to the big leagues...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Out-of-work Brian Wilson takes part in George Lopez’s charity golf tourney (pic)

Brian Wilson, one of the most eccentric baseball players ever to put on a pair of cleats, has been out of work since the Los Angeles Dodgers designated him for assignment last December, eating $9.5 million of his salary in the process. Wilson currently remains on the free agent market — perhaps surprisingly so —...Read More The post Out-of-work Brian Wilson takes part in George...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Brian Wilson Really Dial Up His Velocity In The Playoffs?

Let’s talk about Brian Wilson. Shut up, yes, we have to. After he helped to kick away Saturday’s game, I saw a lot of chatter online about how he didn’t “deserve to make the playoff roster,” and that’s what I was going to talk about today. I wasn’t going to say that he’s good — even the defense that he hadn’t given up an earned run in the previous month is somewhat...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Bridges goes Lebowski at Dodgers game

Jeff Bridges bowled a strike during Friday night's Cubs-Dodgers game. He was asked to throw out the first pitch, and that's exactly what he did. But as a tribute to his character in The Big Lebowski, The Dude bowled a strike rather than actually throwing it...
Via The Sports Daily
August 02, 2014  |  4 Comments

Brian Wilson's doppelganger spotted at Nationals Park

Strange things can happen in the early morning hours after a long rain delay. For example, Brian Wilson's doppelganger appearing behind home plate at Nationals Park with Brian Wilson on the mound for the Dodgers. He got pretty fired up after every pitch. Enjoy video of "Buddy Wilson" above. (Screencaps via MLB.com video)
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Wilson and Pitching Inside

On Saturday, Brian Wilson had a very frustrating outing. He faced five batters, walked one, struck out one, and allowed two hits. He allowed one run (and allowed an inherited runner to score), but Kenley Jansen was able to close out the game in the ninth and sealed the Dodger victory. It took Wilson 23 pitches to finish the inning, and just 11 of them were strikes. It seemed like...
Via Dodgers Digest
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Wilson headed to disabled list with injured elbow

Brian Wilson was absolutely hammered by the San Diego Padres on Sunday night and his implosion cost the Los Angeles Dodgers a win in their first game on American soil this season. But it turns out that the world’s strangest reliever has actually been dealing with elbow issues for a few weeks now, and he landed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday as a result. Wilson underwent...
Via Rumors and Rants
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Wilson: You, my friend, have crossed the line that divides man and bum (photo)

In a lengthy process in which a transformation was made from eccentric bad boy into an unkempt, disheveled cretin, Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson finally has completed his devolution from man to bum. Wilson’s removal of his hat during Sunday’s game against the San Diego Padres revealed an abject, matted mess of nasty, […] The post Brian Wilson: You, my friend...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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