Dodgers re-sign Brian Wilson

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles Dodgers have re-signedthree-time All-Star reliever Brian Wilson to a one-year deal, according toreports.

The pact reportedly is worth $10 million and contains a player option for asecond season. The player option is worth at least $8.5 million, according and the Los Angeles Times, and could reach $10 million based onnumber of appearances, the Times reported.

After missing almost all of the 2012 season with an elbow injury thateventually required surgery, Wilson signed with the Dodgers last year afterspending his first seven major league seasons with the rival San FranciscoGiants.

Wilson, 31, appeared in 18 games down the stretch for the Dodgers and was avaluable bullpen arm for the NL West champions, going 2-1 with a 0.66 ERA.

The right-hander led the NL with 48 in 2010 and closed out San Francisco'stitle-clinching victory in Game 5 of that year's World Series against theTexas Rangers. Wilson pitched in just two games with the Giants in 2012 beforebeing diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament.

He has saved 171 games while posting a 3.10 ERA over 333 career appearances inthe majors.


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