Dodgers announce Brian Wilson staying in LA
The Beard is staying in Los Angeles.
The Dodgers on Saturday announced they have signed free-agent
reliever Brian Wilson to a $10 million, one-year deal to stay with
the team. The deal includes an $8.5 million player option for
General manager Ned Colletti says that considering how well
Wilson pitched down the stretch and in the postseason the team is
glad to have him return.
Wilson, a right-hander and the 2010 major league saves leader
while with San Francisco, joined the NL West champion Dodgers last
season after a second Tommy John elbow ligament replacement
surgery. He missed almost the entire 2012 season when the Giants
won their second World Series in three years.
Wilson tossed scoreless relief in 17 of 18 regular season games,
going 2-1 with a 0.66 ERA. The 31-year-old reliever was 1-0 and
pitched six scoreless innings in six postseason appearances.