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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly. Weekly Injury Update: April 15, 2012

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly. Weekly Injury Update:  April 15, 2012

2012 has been a terrible year for MLB Closers.  Before the season even started, we lost Joakim Soria and Ryan Madson.  Then Drew Storen and Andrew Bailey were knocked out for a significant amount of time.  Now, it looks as though Brian Wilson will be out for the year or at least quite awhile with structural damage in his elbow.   That may sound like a horror movie in the making for fantasy baseball managers, but it gets … Read entire article »

Filed under: Brad Lidge, Brian Wilson, Drew Storen, Frank Francisco, In-Season Analysis, Joel Peralta, Kyle Farnsworth, Weekly Injury Updates

Giants closer Brian Wilson likely needs surgery

Giants closer Brian Wilson likely needs surgery

By JANIE McCAULEY | The Associated Press – 2 hours 46 minutes ago SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Giants closer Brian Wilson is likely headed for surgery on his right elbow after an MRI revealed structural damage and an issue with the ligament, and his season could be in jeopardy.   Manager Bruce Bochy and athletic trainer Dave Groeschner said Saturday the club will seek at least one other opinion and probably two, including from the renowned … Read entire article »

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Giants’ Brian Wilson plans to be ready for opening day

Giants’ Brian Wilson plans to be ready for opening day

By Mark J. Miller | Scoop Du Jour – Tue, Feb 28, 2012 7:08 AM EST Original article found at Yahoo! Sports. San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson won’t pitch in a game for two more weeks and hasn’t faced a batter since elbow pain forced him from the mound last August, but he’s sure he’ll be ready for opening day, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. “I’ll be ready opening day,” he said, the paper notes. “I … Read entire article »

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2012 Player Profile: Brian Wilson, San Francisco Giants

2012 Player Profile: Brian Wilson, San Francisco Giants

After a tough start to the 2011 season, the face of MLB Brian Wilson rebounded nicely and put up a solid, but disappointing season for the San Francisco Giants.  The All Star veteran closer ended last April with a 6.97 ERA and was looking like he was headed to the DL.  Instead, Wilson bounced back and finished with 36 saves in 41 chances. At 30, Wilson is in the prime of his career and poised for a bounce … Read entire article »

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Brian Wilson: Don’t Worry Baby, I Get Around!

Brian Wilson: Don’t Worry Baby, I Get Around!

It didn’t take Brian Wilson long to get back to business.  He notched two saves in as many days and did it in impressive fashion. over the two innings pitched, Wilson struck out four and gave up no hits.  This is after two terrible appearances tat shot his ERA to a season starting 40.50!  Wilson is by far on of the more stable elite closers.  His brushing off at the opening of the season was nothing more … Read entire article »

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