Are the Mets the best option for Brian Wilson?


Brian Wilson is drawing interest from several teams this offseason. Wilson expects to be ready for the start of spring training after missing almost all of the 2012 season.

As many as ten teams are interested in adding Wilton to their bullpen.

Few of the teams seeking to add Wilson to their bullpen are contenders, those who are would likely use him in a lesser role. Would Wilson really want to operate as a setup man? Mind you, Wilson saved 36 or more games a season from 2008-2011.

The New York Mets are one team looking to add Wilson. Adding Wilson would push Frank Francisco to a setup role and drastically improve the bullpen of the Mets, should Wilson prove to be healthy.

Sandy Alderson watched Wilton in a private workout on Saturday according to Bob Nightengale.

While the Mets may not be competitive in 2012 they still provide a large stage. While Wilson would like to earn a large contract this winter there would seem to be more to be made on his next contract. Despite not being a winning team the Mets find a way to stay in the headlines, Wilson piling up saves in New York would generate huge interest for him.

The biggest stumbling block between Wilson and the Mets would appear to be money. The Mets are still in a bit of a financial woe and Wilson would figure to seek maximum compensation as he pitches into his thirties.

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