Report: Brian Wilson to sign with Dodgers

Giants players react to Brian Wilson signing with Dodgers

Report: Brian Wilson to sign with Dodgers
July 30, 2013, 10:15 am
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Former Giants closer Brian Wilson last pitched in the majors on April 12, 2012, but could be returning soon. (AP)

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UPDATE: Brian Wilson will sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports. The deal is a major-league deal, but Wilson will start in the minor leagues, according to the LA Times.

[RELATED: Larry Baer: 'We had interest' in Brian Wilson]


Brian Wilson's showcase impressed a few teams last week and the former Giants closer could pick a team soon.

The team that appears to be leading the chase to sign Wilson is the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to USA Today.

Wilson hasn't pitched since April 12, 2012. He had Tommy John surgery on his elbow shortly after that and has been working his way back into game-shape. Last week, he threw in front of scouts from several teams.

[RELATED: Report: Scout says Brian Wilson 'looked good' in L.A. audition]

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