Sep 30 2013
As yet another MLB regular season ended this weekend, we’re left looking back at some of the good and bad of another 162 games for each team.
Before the year began, there were big names who switched teams, major trades and then some under the radar moves that have really paid off.
Seeing how some teams were able to maneuver themselves to get into playoff contention till the end, we’re looking back to see which signings or trades really worked out quite nicely even if they didn’t garner as much fanfare as some of the more popular signings.
6. Brian Wilson, Dodgers
Yes, Brian Wilson may not have made his first appearance in the big leagues until late August, but don’t discount the guy’s stuff or experience.
While there may have been better candidates for a spot on this list, we’re looking at the impact Wilson will undoubtedly have in the playoffs for the best team in baseball.
With a 2-1 record and a 0.79 ERA in 15 games, Wilson has the intensity and moxie to be a perfect late-inning set-up man for the Dodgers closer, Kenley Jansen.
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