Former Giants closer Brian Wilson is not expected to sign with a team before this year's MLB season begins, as he is postponing working out for teams until he is 100 percent recovered, according to a CBS Sports report.
Wilson, 30, had his second Tommy John surgery last April 19. Full recovery typically takes a calendar year, putting the approximate date of Wilson's future tryouts three weeks into the 2013 regular season.
Wilson has been throwing off a mound and reports indicate he is nearing 85 percent health.
In January, the three-time All-Star showcased his still-recovering stuff for the New York Mets, but nothing came of it. The Boston native made it clear Tuesday the Mets are the only New York team he'd consider.
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Wilson is coming off a two-year, $15 million contract with the Giants. Over seven MLB seasons with the Giants, he has compiled 171 saves with a 3.21 ERA.
Though unexpected, a return to the Giants is still possible. Most recently, the two sides were in disagreement, but it wasn't about money.
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