Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:04:31 -0800
The Washington Nationals are determined to add another left-handed arm to their bullpen this winter, and they are looking at Pittsburgh Pirates RP Justin Wilson and Oakland Athletics RP Jerry Blevins. The Pirates may have a high price for Wilson because he can't become a free agent until 2019 with just one full year of major league service time.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:07:42 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates are receiving plenty of trade interest in RP Justin Wilson and are telling teams they are willing to listen.
Thu, 30 May 2013 18:39:34 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said RPs Justin Wilson, Tony Watson and Vin Mazzaro could be used in the eighth inning moving forward in case RP Mark Melancon gets used too often.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 21:06:09 -0700
If Pittsburgh Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (hamstring) cannot pitch Sunday, April 14, and the team looks for a fill-in option on the big-league club, Ps Chris Leroux, Jeanmar Gomez and Justin Wilson might be candidates to start.
Sat, 01 Sep 2012 09:51:30 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up Ps Jeff Locke and Justin Wilson and C Eric Fryer from Triple-A Indianapolis. They have also selected the contracts of P Chris Leroux and INF Brock Holt from Indianapolis.
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:47:45 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke, who could be among the first wave of September call-ups, could take the rotation spot of recently released SP Erik Bedard. The Pirates outrighted 1B Jeff Clement to Single-A Bradenton and sent SS Chase d'Arnaud to Bradenton as well. However, both players will return to the majors Monday, Sept. 3. C Eric Fryer and P Justin Wilson are expected to be recalled this weekend, too. 3Bs Yamaico Navarro and Matt Hague and Ps Chris Leroux, Evan Meek and Bryan Morris are other possibilities.
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:31:52 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled RP Daniel McCutchen from Triple-A Indianapolis and activated RP Chad Qualls from the bereavement list Tuesday, Aug. 21. Ps Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson were optioned to Indy in corresponding moves.
Mon, 20 Aug 2012 15:49:23 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Kevin Correia has been tabbed to start against the San Diego Padres Monday, Aug. 20, one day after throwing two innings of relief in the team's 19-inning marathon. Ps Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson were also recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to provide relief help. RP Juan Cruz was designated for assignment and SS Jordy Mercer was put on the paternity list in corresponding moves.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:28:07 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates dangles SP Justin Wilson when they made it known to the Kansas City Royals that they were interested in DH Billy Butler. This swap appears to be a long-shot, but the Royals might consider using Wilson as a long-term closing option.
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 21:56:27 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Justin Wilson was named International League Pitcher of the Week Monday, April 30, since he worked 7 1/3 innings of the team's no-hitter Sunday, April 29, for Triple-A Indianapolis. He was pulled after 107 pitches, as it was just the second time he worked into the eighth inning in 78 minor league starts.