Justin Wilson

RP / Detroit Tigers / EXP: 4YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 203 lb Age: 28 College: None Bats/Throws L/L

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Tigers' Justin Wilson: Agrees to terms with Tigers

      Wilson and the Tigers agreed to terms on a $1.525 million deal for next season, avoiding arbitration, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports. Wilson came over from the Yankees in a December trade after making 74 appearances and posting a 3.10 ERA in 61 innings for New York in 2015. The 28-year-old figures to hold down a steady relief role for Detroit in 2016, possibly as a set-up man in front of Francisco Rodriguez.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Tigers' Justin Wilson: Headed to Detroit in trade

      The Yankees agreed to trade Wilson to the Tigers on Wednesday, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports. Luis Cessa is one of the two prospects believed to be headed to New York in the deal. The 28-year-old Wilson has done well for himself since breaking into the majors in 2012, posting a 3.03 ERA and relatively even splits against left- and right-handed hitters. Chasen Shreve could step into the top lefty setup role for the Yankees in his absence.

    • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson to become Yankees' setup man

      Justin Wilson will be the Yankees' primary setup man, as Dellin Betances moves to closer. Chris Martin and Chasen Shreve will pitch the seventh inning, per the Journal News. "He will help us probably in the later innings," manager Joe Girardi said of Martin. "If we feel it's a matchup for a right-hander. As we've said all along, our lefties get lefties and righties out, and we'll use that, but at some point he'll be in the back end like he was before."

    • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson happy with velocity in Yankees camp

      Yankees pitcher Justin Wilson appears to have wrapped up a bullpen spot. The team and Wilson are pleased with his velocity in spring training. Wilson has consistently thrown 96 MPH and has peaked at 97. "I think my velocity has always been up in the spring, usually kind of lively," Wilson said, per MLB.com. "You get extra days off in the spring, so it's a little bit more controlled. It's nice to be fresh out there for the most part. I've heard it's been up there and it's been kind of normal." Wilson was acquired from the Pirates in an offseason trade. "I'm very excited. A lot of good arms," Wilson said. "It's going to be fun to watch and fun to build off each other and compete with these guys within ourselves, especially against other teams." Wilson is 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA this spring.

    • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson takes loss Tuesday vs. Phillies

      Pirates pitcher Justin Wilson was hung with a loss Tuesday, giving up an earned run on two hits while striking out two in one inning in his team's 4-3 defeat against the Phillies. Wilson (3-4) surrendered an infield single, and the runner stole second with two outs after the reliever notched a pair of strikeouts. A single by Maikel Franco brought the decisive run home. Wilson hadn't allowed a run since Aug. 16, but he still owns a 4.23 ERA and 56:29 K:BB ratio in 55 1/3 innings.

    • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson surrenders walkoff double in loss Saturday

      Pirates pitcher Justin Wilson was stuck with a walkoff loss Saturday, giving up one hit and one walk in his team's 4-3 defeat against the Nationals. Wilson (3-3) walked the first batter he faced, and the runner moved to second on a wild pitch. The reliever then surrendered a game-ending ground-rule double to right field to the next batter, ending his night without recording an out. Wilson owns a 4.75 ERA and 48:26 K:BB ratio in 47 1/3 innings.

    • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson takes loss vs. Giants

      Pirates pitcher Justin Wilson was charged with a loss Wednesday, surrendering two earned runs on two hits and one walk in one inning and striking out one in his team's 7-5 defeat against the Giants. Wilson (3-2) gave up an RBI single in the seventh inning to tie the game before watching the go-ahead run come home on a passed ball. He owns a 4.95 ERA and 41:23 K:BB ratio in 40 innings.

    • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson picks up relief win in extras

      Pirates relief pitcher Justin Wilson (3-1) picked up a relief win in extras Saturday night against the Reds in Cincinnati. Wilson allowed one hit and one walk while striking out two over a scoreless inning of work. Andrew McCutchen went deep in the following frame to guarantee the win. Wilson owns a 4.89 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP over 35 innings of relief.

    • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson serves up walkoff home run vs. Cards

      Pirates relief pitcher Justin Wilson served up a walkoff two-run home run to Matt Adams in the ninth inning against the Cardinals to drop to 2-1 on the year. Wilson was charged with two runs on one hit and one walk over one-third of an inning. He owns a 4.91 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP over 33 innings of relief this season.

    • by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com

      Justin Wilson adjusting to relief role

      After winning a spot in the bullpen out of camp, Pirates pitcher Justin Wilson threw on opening day against the Cubs. The left-hander struck out two and did not give up a hit over 1 1/3 innings. "It's nice to get out there and control the nerves a little bit by getting the first one out of the way," the 25-year-old told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Wednesday.Wilson worked mainly as a starter during his time in the minors, going 9-6 with a 3.78 ERA in 29 appearances (25 starts) at Triple-A Indianapolis last season.

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