• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers dump RHP Brian Wilson

    Three days after designating reliever Brian Wilson for assignment, the Dodgers have released him. Wilson struggled in 2014 after a strong stint upon his arrival with Los Angeles in 2013. He finished the year with a 4.66 ERA and 29 walks in 48 1/3 innings.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Dodgers RP Brian Wilson designated for assignment Tuesday

    The Dodgers announced Tuesday reliever Brian Wilson was designated for assignment. Wilson was slated to make $9.5 million in 2015 after he exercised his player option. The former Giants closer went 2-4 with a 4.66 ERA and 1.62 WHIP over 61 appearances in 2014. He had one save and 54 strikeouts in 48 1/3 innings.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers short man Brian Wilson to stick around in 2015

    Short reliever Brian Wilson has informed the Dodgers that he will exercise his player option for the 2015 season, per MLBDailyDish.com. The former lights-out San Francisco closer performed well after mid-August. He yielded earned runs just twice in his last 29 games, including his one playoff appearance. But he still finished the season with a disappointing 4.66 ERA and 29 walks in 48 1/3 innings.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Brian Wilson takes loss Saturday vs. Cubs

    Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson was hung with a loss Saturday, allowing two earned runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning in his team's 8-7 defeat against the Cubs. Tasked with protecting a one-run lead in the eighth inning, Wilson (2-4) surrendered a two-run home run with one out to put the Dodgers behind for good in a game they led 7-2 in the middle of the seventh. Wilson hadn't surrendered an earned run in more than a month heading into Saturday's game. He owns a 4.86 ERA and 54:28 K:BB ratio in 46 1/3 innings.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Brian Wilson coughs up late lead vs. Cleveland

    Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson was hit with a blown save and a loss Wednesday afternoon against the Indians.Wilson permitted a run-scoring single to David Murphy and a two-run single to Mike Aviles in the eighth to cough up the lead. He was charged with three runs on two hits and three walks while striking out one in just one-third of an inning. He owns a 5.52 ERA and a 1.88 WHIP over 29 1/3 innings.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Brian Wilson gets rare save with closer unavailable

    With Kenley Jansen unavailable Wednesday against the Royals, the Dodgers turned to Brian Wilson to pick up his first save since April, 2012. Wilson closed out a 5-4 win, but not before the Royals made it interesting. He allowed a one-out single, and nearly allowed the Royals to tie it, but first baseman Scott Van Slyke snared a line drive to induce a game-ending double play. Wilson struck out one batter on 17 pitches for his first save of the season. He lowered his ERA to 5.13 with the outing, and has not allowed a run in his last six appearances.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Brian Wilson wants more repetitions to get back on track

    Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson told reporters his arm feel strong and that he needs "more repetitions to get locked in," according to MLB.com on Friday.Wilson, coming back from nerve inflammation in his right elbow, allowed four runs in one-third of an inning Thursday against Philadelphia. He owns a whopping 15.75 ERA and a 3.00 WHIP over his first four innings pitched."I need to get to the point where everything is in sync," Wilson said. "I know what I'm capable of doing when everything's in sync. I just need to get there."

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers activate Brian Wilson, send Paco Rodriguez down

    Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson was activated from the disabled list Tuesda, after overcoming an elbow injury. His activation comes in time for Tuesday's game against the Dodgers, and he will replace Paco Rodriguez, who was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque to make room on the roster.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Brian Wilson ready to come off DL

    Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson (elbow) said he's ready to come off the disabled list, per The Orange County Register. He is eligible to come off the disabled list Tuesday. "Those were the five outings I needed," Wilson said of his rehab assignment.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Brian Wilson tosses 20 pitches in extended spring game

    Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson (elbow) threw 20 pitches in an extended spring game appearance Saturday in Arizona. He is eligible to be activated as early as Tuesday, according to MLB.com.