One of the most colorful and controversial Giants ever is now a Dodger.
Closer Brian Wilson signed the deal with Los Angeles Tuesday. He will reportedly be paid a base of $1 million with bonus incentives.
Wilson is taking his beard to the Giants biggest rival after playing seven years in San Francisco.
Wilson saved 171 games in San Francisco before having a second Tommy John surgery last April.
The Giants released him during the off-season.
He reportedly had more than one offer on the table but chose Los Angeles.
He won't be throwing from Chavez Ravine anytime soon. He will start in the minors in order to get his sea-arms back.
Wilson tweeted a thank you to Giants fans Tuesday afternoon saying, "It was an honor to pitch in front of you for all those years."
Thank you to the fans in San Francisco. It was an honor to pitch in front of you for all those years.... — Brian Wilson (@BrianWilson38) July 30, 2013
Even though I'll be wearing a different color your impact in my life will never be forgotten. — Brian Wilson (@BrianWilson38) July 30, 2013
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