According to Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com, the Pirates were one of a number of teams "represented" at a throwing session in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon featuring former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson. Reports from a scout detail Wilson, coming off the second Tommy John surgery of his career, throwing between 90-93 miles per hour and saying Wilson is "not far away" after not pitching in a game in over 15 months.

Other teams in attendance were the Diamondbacks, Athletics, Phillies, Rockies, Rangers, Cardinals, and the Giants. San Francisco also hosted a workout for Wilson earlier in the week in front of San Francisco coaches.

As Knobler points out, Wilson may be a logical fit for the Pirates after Jason Grilli was placed on the 15-day disabled list earlier this week with...

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