Jack Wilson 2B ATL Jul 06 '78
Jack Wilson has retired from baseball.
"My wife Julie and our kids and I made that decision together, that this season was going to be my last," Wilson told Trib Total Media on Tuesday. "We're retiring officially." The 34-year-old infielder was a .265/.306/.366 career hitter over parts of 12 major league seasons. He played for the Pirates, Mariners and Braves.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL Jun 11 '78
Braves released INF Jack Wilson.
Wilson hasn't played in over six weeks due to a dislocated right pinkie finger. He was reportedly aiming to return in September, but now Paul Janish and Tyler Pastornicky will continue to split playing time at shortstop until Andrelton Simmons (finger) is ready to return.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL May 27 '78
Jack Wilson (finger) is aiming to return from the disabled list on September 1.
Wilson recently had a setback with his dislocated right pinkie and is unable to properly grip a bat or a ball. However, he's slated to receive a cortisone shot Sunday and hopes that will allow him to restart his rehab assignment the following weekend.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL May 25 '78
Jack Wilson (finger) was scheduled to meet with Dr. Gary Lourie on Monday after suffering a setback during his rehab with Triple-A Gwinnett.
More should be known about his potential return date after Monday's exam. Wilson has been sidelined since mid-July with a dislocated right pinkie.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL May 03 '78
Jack Wilson (finger) is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday at Triple-A Gwinnett.
Wilson should be cleared to return to the Braves' bench by this weekend. The veteran shortstop has been on the disabled list since July with a dislocated right pinkie.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL Apr 25 '78
Braves placed SS Jack Wilson on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated middle joint on his right pinkie.
It's unfortunate timing for the veteran infielder, as he was in line to receive plenty of playing time while Aldrelton Simmons was out. The Braves will now go with Tyler Pastornicky and the newly-acquired Paul Janish at shortstop.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL Apr 24 '78
Jack Wilson left Friday's game against the Mets in the fourth inning with an apparent finger injury.
Wilson suffered the injury while trying to scramble after a ball in the outfield. The short-handed Braves were forced to use Martin Prado at shortstop while Eric Hinske entered the game to play left field. Look for the Braves to acquire a shortstop prior to Saturday's game.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL Jan 02 '78
Jack Wilson (calf) is expected to make his Grapefruit League debut Sunday.
Wilson returned to minor league games this week and appears to have made a full recovery from his calf injury. The 34-year-old is expected to serve as the primary backup to either Tyler Pastornicky or Andrelton Simmons this season.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL Jan 02 '78
Jack Wilson (calf) made it through minor league games on Thursday and Friday without incident.
Wilson has yet to make his Grapefruit League debut after straining his right calf early in camp, but he could be cleared to play in a major league game by the middle of next week. Barring any setbacks, he still has enough time to get ready for Opening Day.
Jack Wilson 2B ATL Dec 31 '77
Jack Wilson (calf) is scheduled to return to action Thursday in a minor league exhibition game.
Wilson has yet to make his Grapefruit League debut after straining his right calf early in Braves' camp. But he still has enough time to get ready for Opening Day. The 34-year-old is expected to serve as the primary backup shortstop to either Tyler Pastornicky or Andrelton Simmons this season.