Brian Wilson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Brian Wilson working to return to majors in 2016

    The Score "Brian Wilson and his beard could be back in the big leagues soon. The 33-year-old is reportedly working out and will soon begin throwing, as he hopes to be back in the majors in 2016, a source told Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports." September 15

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    The #Dodgers have released Brian Wilson, whom they recently DFA'd.

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Sources: Brian Wilson has informed #Dodgers that he will exercise his player option for 2015.

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    RHP Brian Wilson said he's ready to come off DL. "Those were the 5 outings I needed." Eligible on Tues. Difficult roster move for #Dodgers

  • Dodgers place Brian Wilson on DL with elbow injury

    CBS Sports "After just two appearances, Dodgers setup man Brian Wilson has been forced to the 15-day disabled list with nerve irritation in his elbow, the club told reporters Tuesday night (such as Dylan Hernandez). There no word as to the severity just yet, but there has to be concern with Wilson having..." April 02

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Brian Wilson agrees to terms with Dodgers 1yr $10m w/ player option for $10m

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: The deal the #Dodgers are discussing with Brian Wilson would be for one year with a player option - in effect, two years.

  • Tigers trying to work out a deal with free-agent closer Brian Wilson

    Detroit News "The Tigers are moving toward a possible deal with free-agent bullpen closer Brian Wilson, The Detroit News has learned. A source told The Detroit News that negotiations with the ex-Dodgers and Giants reliever were serious. The source requested anonymity because a deal had not been..." November 26

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Depending on where dollar figures fall, DET's preference among available closers may well be Brian Wilson,coming off his strong '13 showing.

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    Brian Wilson's agent told Brian Cashman that Wilson won't shave his beard. "Cross him off the list," Cashman said.

  • Indians will kick tires on closers Fernando Rodney, Brian Wilson

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians need a closer after releasing Chris Perez on Oct. 31. With the free agent market still gathering itself, the Indians have spent a lot of time talking about their own pitchers as possible replacements. Cody Allen and Bryan Shaw are the names most mentioned, but they aren’t limiting..." November 13

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Tigers interested in free agent reliever Brian Wilson, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me. They would like Wilson or Joe Nathan.

  • Dodgers Wilson confronts Larry Baer over World Series ring

    CSN Bay Area "It might have been Tim Lincecum’s final game as a Giant on Thursday but the winning handshake line might be remembered for someone and something else. Brian Wilson wearing Dodger blue took the extraordinary step of walking across the field after the Giants’ 3-2 victory leaning over the railing..." September 27

  • Ex-Giant Brian Wilson fitting in with L.A.

    San Francisco Chronicle "Three and a half hours before Thursday's game Brian Wilson sat at a table playing dominoes with Juan Uribe. In other words nothing has changed since Wilson's Giants days aside from the color of his uniform and his gaming fortune. Uribe used to take so much of Wilson's cash in dominoes the..." September 13

  • Brian Wilson rejects $1 million offer to shave his beard

    Sporting News "The Dodgers' recently acquired pitcher Brian Wilson still sports the iconic beard he wore when he was playing for intrastate rival San Francisco Giants. He made his debut for Los Angeles on Thursday night pitching a scoreless ninth inning amid internet specualtion that he would shave his beard..." August 24

  • Dodgers set to activate Brian Wilson

    Hardball Talk "Sixteen months after undergoing Tommy John elbow surgery Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues as Ken Rosenthal of reports that the Dodgers will activate the former Giants closer today. Wilson signed a one-year $1 million deal with the Dodgers on July 30 and appeared in four..." August 19

  • Brian Wilson likely to join Dodgers next week, in setup role to Jansen

    True Blue L.A. "Wilson threw seven pitches on Friday night for the Isotopes in his second minor league rehab game and is expected to join the Dodgers at some point next week. Brian Wilson pitched an inning for Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday night the second leg of his minor league rehab assignment. The..." August 10

  • Brian Wilson has another smooth outing in minors

    Fox Sports West "Right-hander Brian Wilson had another smooth outing Friday night retiring all three batters he faced in relief for the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate at Albuquerque. Wilson needed just seven pitches after throwing eight pitches Wednesday night for Class A Rancho Cucamonga. He got two ground outs..." August 10

  • Dodgers Brian Wilson to begin pitching in minors for on Wednesday

    Hardball Talk "After agreeing to a reported one-year $1 million contract with the Dodgers last week former Giants closer Brian Wilson is ready to get tuned up for a return to the majors. According to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register Wilson will pitch with High-A Rancho Cucamonga on Wednesday. It’s..." August 05

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