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Jack Wilson is retiring

My complete disinterest in Pirate games these days and my rising level of lab work to do have put me way behind on the news cycle lately, but yesterday long-time Pirate and Jack Wilson announced that as soon as the 2012 playoffs end he'll be retiring from baseball. Wilson was released by the Braves at the end of August, but has apparently been hanging around the team for their...
Via WHYGAVS?
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jack Wilson Progressing Slowly in Rehab for Injured Finger

It was originally thought that Atlanta Braves shortstop Jack Wilson would be able to spend the minimum time out when he was placed on the 15-day disable list on July 15 when he dislocated his right pinkie finger, but it seems his progress is coming more slowly than anticipated. Braves.com reports that Wilson was the designated hitter for the first seven games of his rehab stint with...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves' Jack Wilson leaves with finger injury

Jack Wilson left the Atlanta Braves' game against the New York Mets on Friday night with a dislocated finger, forcing Martin Prado to play shortstop for the first time in four years. Wilson is the second Braves shortstop to injure his right little finger this week. The Braves said Wilson dislocated the middle joint of the right little finger and X-rays were negative. His status...
Via AP on Fox
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Meet the Braves: Jack Wilson

FOXSportsSouth.com invites you to meet the Braves as we continue a month-long look at our team, player-by-player. We'll revisit 2011 and project what 2012 might look like. Jack Wilson Position: INF Height: 6-0; Weight: 190 BatThrow: RR Hometown: Camarillo, Calif. Experience: 12th season 2011 in review: Wilson began the season as the Mariners starting second baseman, but struggled...
Via Fox Sports South
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jack Wilson stays with Braves for $1M

Infielder Jack Wilson is returning to the Atlanta Braves, agreeing to a $1 million, one-year contract. The team announced the deal Friday. Wilson, who also can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses, gives the Braves a veteran to pair with 22-year-old rookie Tyler Pastornicky, who is expected to take over as starting shortstop after Alex Gonzalez signed with Milwaukee. The 34-year...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Why the Jack Wilson Signing Could Save the Braves Some Coin

  The Braves acquired Pastornicky in the Yunel Escobar trade back in July of 2010. MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports, via Twitter, that the Atlanta Braves and the shortstop Jack Wilson have agreed to a one-year deal worth $1 million. Wilson fills a spot that many expected to prospect Tyler Pastornicky to fill. If the Braves see Pastornicky as an above-average defensive...
Via hardballchat.com
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

INF Jack Wilson stays with Braves for $1 million

Infielder Jack Wilson is returning to the Atlanta Braves, agreeing to a $1 million, one-year contract. The team announced the deal Friday. Wilson, who also can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses, gives the Braves a veteran to pair with 22-year-old rookie Tyler Pastornicky, who is expected to take over as starting shortstop after Alex Gonzalez signed with Milwaukee. The 34-year...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

If You Wanted To See Journeyman Infielder Jack Wilson Kick A Football Into A Moving Jet-Ski, Here You Go

Bucs Dugout reports, "Jack Wilson on vacation. His dad sent me this." Wilson, who was an all-star for the Pirates in 2004, hit .243/.274/.285 over 79 games with the Mariners and Braves last year. Shockingly, he is still a free agent. More »
Via Deadspin
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets interested in Jack Wilson? — Short Answer: Not worth the money

#bbpBox_138737541619781632 a { text-decoration:none; color:#cc0000; }#bbpBox_138737541619781632 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Mets, dodgers, braves among half dozen teams that have shown interest in ss-2b jack wilson, still a defensive whizabout 5 hours ago via Mobile WebReplyRetweetFavorite@SI_JonHeymanJon Heyman The short answer is no, they should not sign Wilson. Yes,...
Via MetsOnline
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Mets, Dodgers and Braves among teams interested in Jack Wilson

At least half a dozen teams which include the Mets, Dodgers and Braves are interested in veteran short stop Jack Wilson according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. Wilson began the 2011 season with the Seattle Mariners, but was then traded to the Braves on August 31. In 214 AB's with the Mariners and Braves in 2011 Wilson hit .243/.274/.285 with 11 RBI's.
Via PRO Rumors
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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