Report: Scout says Wilson 'looked good' in L.A. audition

Brian Wilson auditions in L.A.

Report: Scout says Wilson 'looked good' in L.A. audition
July 25, 2013, 9:45 pm
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One scout present for Brian Wilson's Thursday throwing session said the former Giants closer hit 90-93 MPH with his fastball. (AP)

Former Giants closer Brian Wilson auditioned for a group of scouts Thursday in Los Angeles as he works his way back from his second Tommy John surgery.

"He looked good," one scout told CBS Sports' Danny Knobler. "His fastball was 90-93 mph. [He's] not far away."

Knobler reports that representatives from the Giants, A's, Pirates, Diamondbacks, Phillies, Rangers, Rockies and Cardinals watched Wilson, who hasn't been on a big-league mound in 15 months.

In his second appearance of the 2012 season, Wilson recorded a save in Colorado but had to go under the knife soon after. He has a 3.21 ERA, 171 saves and 340 strikeouts in 320 innings in seven MLB seasons, all with the Giants.

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