Report: Brian Wilson working out with Mets

Monday January 14th, 2013

Brian Wilson Brian Wilson may be bringing the beard to the New York Mets. (Ezra Shaw, Getty Images)

San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is working out with the New York Mets, according to a report on

Wilson missed nearly all of the 2012 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He appeared in two games for the San Francisco Giants, pitching two total innings for one save. Wilson has played the last seven years with the Giants, making the All-Star game three times and winning a World Series with the team in 2010.

Wilson has said he expects to be ready for the start of the 2013 season, and the Mets are willing to offer the right-hander a minor league contract.

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