Apparently that 2010 World Series just flat out pissed off the baseball gods. Yet another serious injury appears to have beset the Giants.
Brian Wilson has the dreaded “structural damage” in his elbow. Not entirely surprising, as MLB closers have a shelf life roughly equal to that of an NFL running back and Wilson has been known to play through strains, pulls and missing ligaments.
If any team is equipped to handle the loss of the closer, it’s the Giants. Romo, Casilla, Lopez and Affeldt all have the stuff to close out games, and with Hembree in AAA and Runzler looking to come around, there are plenty of options in relief.
In other news, we have about 45 minutes until the the start of the violent colon cleanse otherwise known as a Barry Zito start…