Bowden Bullets: Wilson might decide today
December, 8, 2011
By Jim Bowden | ESPN Insider
Mike Segar/US PresswireC.J. Wilson will make up his mind between SoCal and South Beach today.
• Multiple sources said C.J. Wilson spent Wednesday night visiting with both the Los Angeles Angels and Florida Marlins one final time before making his decision. If the Angels don't add a sixth year to their offer, it appears Wilson will join Mark Buehrle, Heath Bell and Jose Reyes in Miami. The Marlins have six years on the table for Wilson already.
• Rays manager Joe Maddon acknowledged his team has enough starting-pitching depth to trade one starter for a long-term solution at first base and catcher. Following are some scenarios for first basemen who could become available for one of the Rays’ starting pitchers (Wade Davis, Jeff Niemann or Alex Cobb):