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Alex Wilson | Relief Pitcher | #30

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/3/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Texas A&M
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (0) / BOS
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Tigers activated RHP Alex Wilson from the 10-day disabled list.
Wilson missed a month of action with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot. He returns to a setup role. Jun 8 - 8:24 AM

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Alex Wilson (foot) is expected to come off the disabled list Thursday.

Wilson worked 1 1/3 hitless innings in his lone rehab appearance Tuesday night at Triple-A Toledo. He'll take a day of rest Wednesday and then should be available out of the Tigers' bullpen on Thursday against the Red Sox. The 31-year-old setup man has been out since May 7 with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot.
Jun 5 - 10:56 PM

Alex Wilson (foot) is on track to begin a minor league rehab assignment next Tuesday with Triple-A Toledo.

He will first throw live batting practice and field bunts on Friday. Wilson has been on the disabled list since May 7 with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot.
May 31 - 11:49 AM

Alex Wilson (foot) threw a successful bullpen session on Wednesday afternoon.

He also did some running. Wilson should soon be cleared to embark on a minor league rehab assignment and could return to the Tigers' bullpen around the second week of June. The 31-year-old setup man has been on the disabled list since May 7 with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot.
May 30 - 3:33 PM

Alex Wilson (foot) will throw a bullpen session Wednesday.

Wilson still needs to make it through some agility and fielding tests before being cleared for a minor league rehab assignment. Still, that could happen as soon as Friday if all goes well. Wilson was placed on the disabled list on May 7 with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot.
Source: Detroit News
May 28 - 1:09 PM

Alex Wilson (foot) threw a bullpen session on Tuesday.

Wilson tossed around 40-45 pitches and reported feeling good. He could embark on a minor league rehab assignment before the end of this week. The 31-year-old setup man landed on the disabled list May 7 with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot.
Source: Detroit News
May 22 - 7:27 PM

Alex Wilson (foot) ran on the field and threw off flat ground Monday.

The next step will be a couple of bullpen sessions, setting up a minor league rehab assignment. Wilson suffered a plantar fascia tear in his left foot earlier this month, but he's making steady progress and should be back in the Tigers' bullpen relatively soon.
May 21 - 3:19 PM

Alex Wilson (foot) is hoping to return to the Tigers' bullpen in about two weeks.

Wilson was placed on the disabled list May 7 with a 95 percent tear of the plantar fascia in his left foot and the rest of it snapped a couple days ago, but he told reporters Tuesday that this is actually a good thing. He has already resumed a throwing program and is feeling much more comfortable than he did a week ago.
May 15 - 6:35 PM

Alex Wilson (foot) threw off flat ground on Tuesday.

An MRI recently revealed that Wilson suffered a 95-percent tear of the plantar fascia in his left foot, but his ability to pitch will be about tolerating the discomfort. Depending on how he feels, there's a chance he could come off the disabled list as soon as Friday.
May 15 - 3:28 PM

Alex Wilson's MRI showed a 95 percent tear of the plantar fascia in his left foot.

Wilson was placed on the disabled list Monday and figures to be sidelined a long while. The 31-year-old setup man had registered a 4.50 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 16/6 K/BB ratio over 20 innings this season.
May 8 - 9:31 PM

Tigers placed RHP Alex Wilson on the 10-day disabled list with a left plantar fascia strain.

Wilson suffered the injury Monday. It's unclear how long he will be sidelined.
May 7 - 11:54 PM

Alex Wilson was lifted from an appearance Monday with a left plantar fascia strain.

It's an injury that seems likely to send Wilson to the disabled list, but the Tigers could have more on his condition after the game. Wilson holds a 4.50 ERA over 17 appearances this season.
May 7 - 10:52 PM

The Tigers have moved Alex Wilson back to the bullpen.

The team obliged when Wilson requested being given a shot at a rotation spot this spring, but he struggled badly. He'll help set up for closer Shane Greene.
Mar 9 - 4:24 PM

Alex Wilson yielded three earned runs over 2 2/3 innings Sunday in a Grapefruit League start against the Nationals.

Wilson also struggled in his Grapefruit League debut last Tuesday and is sitting on a 20.25 ERA through four official innings this spring. He did pitch well in an exhibition versus Florida Southern on February 22. The 31-year-old right-hander is attempting to make his case for a move from the bullpen to the rotation this spring in Tigers camp. He's not doing a great job of it so far.
Mar 4 - 2:18 PM

Alex Wilson was lit up for six runs in 1 1/3 innings by the Phillies on Tuesday.

Rhys Hoskins and Roman Quinn hit homers off him. Wilson, auditioning for a spot in Detroit's rotation, struck out five in two perfect innings against a college team (Florida Southern) his first time out. Of course, that doesn't count in the official spring stats, so Wilson is now sporting a 40.50 ERA.
Feb 27 - 5:31 PM

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1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Dixon Machado
SS1Jose Iglesias
3B1Jeimer Candelario
LF1Niko Goodrum
2JaCoby Jones
3Victor Reyes
CF1Leonys Martin
RF1Nicholas Castellanos
DH1Victor Martinez
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2Jordan Zimmermann
3Mike Fiers
4Matt Boyd
5Francisco Liriano
6Blaine Hardy
7Ryan Carpenter
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2Joe Jimenez
3Alex Wilson
4Daniel Stumpf
5Buck Farmer
6Daniel Norris
7Warwick Saupold
8Louis Coleman
9Drew VerHagen
10Artie Lewicki
11Johnny Barbato