Mar 27, 2015, 8:42 AM EDT
Dave Righetti thinks it may have to do with weight training.
Dec 19, 2014, 9:31 PM EDT
Brian Wilson and his beard are back on the free agent market after the Dodgers released him on Friday.
Dec 16, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT
The Dodgers dumped Brian Wilson on Tuesday afternoon, choosing to eat the remaining $9.5 million on his contract. And the new front office is not done unloading expensive mistakes from the old regime.
Dec 16, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
It’s highly unlikely that any team will claim Wilson and his contract off waivers.
Nov 3, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT
To the surprise of absolutely nobody, the Dodgers announced this afternoon that reliever Brian Wilson has officially exercised his $10 million player option for 2015.
Oct 8, 2014, 12:06 PM EDT
He’ll be paid $9.5 million in 2015
Oct 7, 2014, 12:28 AM EDT
Mattingly might try bringing himself out of the bullpen next.
Sep 29, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT
Part Two of our handy guide to help you pick a team to root for in the event your team is not in the playoffs.
Jul 17, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has made it very clear that he’d waive his veto rights and welcome a trade to a contender, and Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles talked to “a baseball source” who expects the Dodgers to make a run for the 33-year-old right-hander.
Jul 3, 2014, 7:23 AM EDT
Edwin Encarnacion: “He hanged it, I banged it.” He actually said that.
May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT
After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.
May 16, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Dodgers right-hander Brian Wilson has a 10.22 ERA this season, allowing 15 runs in 16 appearances while occasionally struggling to crack 90 miles per hour with his once-overpowering fastball.
Apr 25, 2014, 6:51 AM EDT
The Yankees bounce back. The Astros play like bush leaguers.
Apr 17, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
This fight was precipitated by a pitcher being deliberate and a batter stepping out. Which, unlike today, was kind of unusual in 1974.
Apr 16, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT
I don’t know the real Brian Wilson, but even if this isn’t it, remember: we are what we pretend to be.
Apr 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT
The Dodgers’ bearded reliever is ready to return.
Apr 4, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT
There’s a difference between a player screwing up and a player dooming his team. Puig does one of those things but he is repeatedly accused of doing the other.
Apr 1, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT
As first reported by Eric Stephen of SB Nation’s True Blue LA, the Dodgers are placing right-handed setup man Brian Wilson on the 15-day disabled list because of nerve irritation in his pitching elbow.
Apr 1, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT
Yet again, no one from Iceland has made a major league roster. This blatant racism has to end.
Mar 30, 2014, 11:31 PM EDT
Padres 3, Dodgers 1: The coolest thing about baseball is that all of us yakkers can spend two months talking about teams’ strengths and weaknesses and How It Will All Go, and then the games start and none of it matters one damn bit. Like the back end of the Dodgers’ bullpen, for example. Brian…
Mar 6, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Los Angeles Dodgers. The Big Question: Can the deep-pocketed Dodgers be stopped? After a midseason turnaround led to 92…
Mar 4, 2014, 6:29 PM EDT
It was weird enough to see Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson start today’s Cactus League game against the Mariners, but then he did this with his first pitch to Brad Miller: Yes, Wilson threw what appears to be a knuckleball. And it was actually pretty good. We probably should have seen this coming, as Josh Tucker…
Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EDT
Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…
Dec 23, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT
According to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, the Dodgers have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran reliever Jamey Wright. No word yet on the exact terms involved, but after having to settle for minor league deals in seven straight offseasons, it looks like he’s finally getting a major league deal. Wright, who…
Dec 23, 2013, 12:18 AM EDT
Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times is reporting that the Dodgers are nearing a one-year deal with free agent reliever Chris Perez. Financial details of the deal are not yet known. Perez had spent the past four seasons as the closer for the Indians, but increasing ineffectiveness and some non-baseball-related incidents made him more trouble…
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- Protesters converge on Oriole Park at Camden Yards 138
- It sure sounds like Adam Wainwright suffered a torn Achilles tendon on Saturday night 38
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