Alex Wilson

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  • 6' 0"/215
  • Age: 29

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Alex Wilson Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
3-3 2.19 70.0 38 1.03

Alex Wilson MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
5-4 2.71 126.0 79 1.15

Alex Wilson Bio

  • Full Name: William Alexander Wilson
  • Born: 11/3/1986 in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Draft: 2009, Boston Red Sox, 2nd rd. (77th overall)
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Debut: April 11, 2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 3 3 2.19 59 1 2 70.0 38 1.03
MLB Career Stats 5 4 2.71 103 1 2 126.0 79 1.15

Alex Wilson Slider Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Tigers AL 351 Slider 87.33 87.28 2084.00 6.06 90.27
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.54 83.82 1841.00 5.80 86.32
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October 15, 2015 at 6:39 AM ET

Wilson posts strong ratios in 2015

Tigers right-hander Alex Wilson finished the 2015 regular season with a 3-3 record, a 2.19 ERA, a 1.03 WHIP, two saves and 38 strikeouts across 70 innings.

September 22, 2015 at 5:56 PM ET

Rondon sent home by Tigers

On Monday morning, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said reliever Bruce Rondon had the most to prove over the remaining weeks of the 2015 season, but a day later, the club's potential closer of the future had been sent home due to his "effort level."

Awards

Alex Wilson Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Boston AL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Portland EAS

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Salem CAR

Alex Wilson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 23, 2015 Detroit Tigers recalled Alex Wilson from Toledo Mud Hens.
March 24, 2015 Detroit Tigers optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Toledo Mud Hens.
December 11, 2014 Detroit Tigers traded RHP Rick Porcello to Boston Red Sox for LF Yoenis Cespedes, RHP Alex Wilson and LHP Gabe Speier.
August 14, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled RHP Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 3, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 1, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 1, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 28, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 26, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 23, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 24, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 23, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
March 13, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
November 4, 2013 Boston Red Sox activated RHP Alex Wilson from the 60-day disabled list.
August 31, 2013 Boston Red Sox transferred RHP Alex Wilson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Sprained right thumb.
July 30, 2013 Boston Red Sox sent RHP Alex Wilson on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 9, 2013 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Alex Wilson on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained right thumb.
June 18, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled RHP Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 18, 2013 Alex Wilson roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
June 14, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 13, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 29, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 10, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
March 16, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned Alex Wilson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
November 20, 2012 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Alex Wilson from Pawtucket Red Sox.
February 16, 2012 Boston Red Sox invited non-roster RHP Alex Wilson to spring training.
August 16, 2011 Alex Wilson assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.
February 2, 2011 Boston Red Sox invited non-roster RHP Alex Wilson to spring training.
August 11, 2010 Alex Wilson roster status changed by Portland Sea Dogs.
August 2, 2010 Portland Sea Dogs placed RHP Alex Wilson on the 7-day disabled list.
June 15, 2010 RHP Alex Wilson assigned to Portland Sea Dogs from Salem Red Sox.
June 6, 2010 Alex Wilson roster status changed by Salem Red Sox.
April 5, 2010 RHP Alex Wilson assigned to Salem Red Sox from Lowell Spinners.
June 28, 2009 Alex Wilson assigned to Lowell Spinners from GCL Red Sox.
June 22, 2009 Alex Wilson assigned to GCL Red Sox from Lowell Spinners.
June 19, 2009 Alex Wilson assigned to Lowell Spinners from Boston Red Sox.
June 17, 2009 Boston Red Sox signed Alex Wilson.

William Alexander Wilson Bio Info

Resides in Hurricane, WV during the offseason with his wife, Kristin...Participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigerFest...Attended Texas A&M university...went 6-6 with a 4.22 ERA(89.2IP/42er) and two saves in 24 appearances (eight starts) as a junior in 2009...earned All-Big 12 honorable mention in 2008 after fanning a team-high 120 batters and limiting opponents to a .237 (80x337) batting average...Pitched for Winthrop (sC) university in 2006 and 2007...earned first-team All-Big south in 2007...named Collegiate Baseball's National Freshman Pitcher of the Year in 2006 after winning 13 games...Pitched for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League in 2007 and 2008...Attended Hurricane (WV) High school...named the Gatorade Player of the Year in 2005.

2014

Appeared in 18 games with Boston in 2014 over four separate stints at the major league level...Assigned to Triple A Pawtucket to begin the season...Did not allow a run in his first nine games to begin the season (9.0IP)...Did not allow a run in 26 of 35 games with Triple A Pawtucket, leading the team with six relief wins and six holds...Recalled by Boston from Pawtucket on April 23 -- optioned back that same day...Recalled by Boston from Pawtucket on May 23 -- optioned back to Pawtucket on May 25...Recalled by Boston from Pawtucket on May 28...Allowed the first home run of his major league career on May 31 versus Tampa Bay...had not allowed a home run in the first 27 games of his major league career...Optioned back to Pawtucket by Boston on May 31...Recalled by Boston from Pawtucket on August 1 -- optioned back to Pawtucket on August 2...Recalled by Boston from Pawtucket for the remainder of the season on August 10...Limited opponents to a .198 (20x101) batting average with the Red Sox...Earned his only win of the season on August 16 versus Houston...Retired 24 consecutive batters from August 14-23...Tossed a career-high 3.2 innings on August 23 versus seattle -- did not allow a run and allowed just one batter to reach base.

2013

Went 1-1 with a 4.88 ERA (15 ER/27.2 IP) in 26 relief appearances over 3 stints with BOS...Did not allow a HR with the Red Sox. Made ML debut with 1.0 scoreless inning on 4/11 vs. BAL...Became the 1st Saudi Arabian-born pitcher to appear in an MLB game and the 2nd player overall (Craig Stansberry, 2007-09). Did not allow a run over his first 6 ML appearances (6.0 IP) from 4/11-27 becoming the 1st Red Sox pitcher to do so since Ed Phillips' 6-game stretch (8.0 IP) to start his career in 1970 (later in the season, Drake Britton posted 7 scoreless games to begin his ML career (9.0 IP) from 7/20-8/4. Held opponents to a .176 AVG (3-for-17) with RISP over 1st 10 appearances for BOS. Earned 1st ML win in the Sox' 3-2 victory in 10 innings on 5/17 at MIN. Threw more than 1.0 inning in 9 of 26 games...Threw a career high 2.2 IP twice, 5/3 at TEX and 6/13 at BAL. Allowed runs in only 2 of 14 appearances at Fenway Park (3.09 ERA, 5 R/4 ER, 11.2 IP). Began season with Triple-A Pawtucket and appeared in only 2 games before beinga recalled by BOS on 4/10. Placed on 15-day DL with a right thumb sprain on 7/9 and transferred to 60-day DL on 8/31...Made 6 regular season rehab appearances for Pawtucket, posting a 2.84 ERA (2 ER/6.1 IP) in those games...Also appeared in 4 playoff games with the PawSox (3 ER/3.1 IP) and earned the win in Game 1 of the International League's Governor's Cup Finals at Durham, throwing a scoreless 7th inning in the 2-1, come-from-behind victory. Underwent surgery on his right thumb on 10/17…The procedure was performed by Dr. Thomas George in Cleveland, OH.

2012

Spent entire season with Triple-A Pawtucket...Made 3 starts to begin the season and came out of the bullpen for his last 37 games, his 1st professional relief outings. Posted a 3.36 ERA (22 ER/59.0 IP) and recorded 62 strikeouts in relief...His 9.46 SO/9.0 IP rate out of the bullpen ranked 3rd among International League relievers. Led the PawSox in outings and relief innings...Tied for the International League lead with 3 balks. Collected 1st save on 7/2 vs. Rochester. Struck out 5 in 4.2 perfect innings over 4 playoff games en route to Pawtucket winning the Governors' Cup championship... Tied for 1st among IL playoff leaders in appearances with teammate Jose De La Torre. Entered the season as the No. 11 prospect in the Red Sox system, No. 3 pitcher, according to Baseball America...Also chosen by the publication as having the system's best fastball and best slider.

2011 Named Red Sox Minor League Pitcher of the Year after combining for a 3.11 ERA (46 ER/133.0 IP) between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket, the best mark among fullseason Red Sox farmhands...Ranked 2nd among organizational leaders with 123 strikeouts and 10 wins and was 3rd in innings...Began the season with Portland...At the time of his 8/16 promotion to Pawtucket, was 5th in the Eastern League with a 3.05 ERA (38 ER/112.0 IP) and tied for 5th with 9 wins...Was also leading the Sea Dogs with 99 K's...Had a 2.76 ERA (30 ER/98.0 IP) over his last 18 Double-A starts from 4/28-8/13...Named to the Eastern League All-Star Game...Was also tabbed Sea Dogs Pitcher of the Year via fan voting...Finished the year with the PawSox...Allowed 3 runs or less in all 4 starts for the club, striking out 24 batters in 21.0 innings in his Triple-A debut...Made 1 postseason appearance for Pawtucket, allowing 3 runs in 7.0 innings with 6 K's in a series-clinching loss vs. Lehigh Valley in Game 3 of the Governors' Cup semi-finals. 2010 Ranked among Red Sox minor leaguers in games started (1st, 27) and strikeouts (5th, 106) between High-A Salem and Double-A Portland in his 1st full season...Combined to go 6-6 with a 5.31 ERA (79 ER/134.0 IP) at the 2 stops...Began the season with Salem and posted a 3.40 ERA (21 ER/55.2 IP) with 50 strikeouts over 11 starts with the club, including 8 outings allowing 2 earned runs or less...Selected as a mid-season Carolina League All-Star but did not participate in the exhibition...Placed on DL on 6/5 and immediately sent to Portland upon his 6/15 reinstatement for his 1st Double-A action...At time of his promotion, was leading the CL in opponent batting average (.212) and ranked 5th in WHIP (1.04)...Went 3-0 over 4 Eastern League starts from 7/7-22, posting a 2.66 ERA (7 ER/23.2 IP) in that time...Recorded 8 strikeouts in back-to-back starts on 8/22 at New Hampshire and 9/1 vs. Binghamton...Landed on the DL again from 8/2-10...Posted a 2.85 ERA (13 ER/41.0 IP) over with the Sea Dogs in 7 starts over 5.0 innings...Following the season, was rated by Baseball America as having the best slider in the Red Sox farms system. 2009 Made his pro debut with Short-A Lowell, compiling a 0.50 ERA (2 ER/36.0 IP) over 13 starts, none longer than 3.0 innings...Led all Short-Season A hurlers (min. 30.0 IP) in ERA...Limited foes to a .085 (10-for-118) average...Fanned 7 in a scoreless 3.0-inning start in his only playoff appearance...Following the season, ranked by Baseball America as the No. 9 prospect in the New York-Penn League and rated as having the best slider in Boston's farm system.