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Giants closer Wilson says his season's likely over

CBSSports.com wire reports
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Brian Wilson says his season is likely over.

The San Francisco Giants' bearded and boisterous closer said before Sunday's series finale against the Pirates that he will probably have elbow-reconstruction surgery, ending his season with only a save. An MRI showed the structural damage.

Wilson says he will seek at least one other opinion and probably two, including from the renowned orthopedist Dr. James Andrews, who performs Tommy John elbow-reconstruction surgeries.

The 30-year-old Wilson, led the majors with 48 saves in 2010, already had one Tommy John surgery during college. The three-time All-Star right-hander complained of discomfort in the elbow Friday and was sent for tests.

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