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09:15 AM ET 03.20 | The Giants have been on cruise control throughout spring training, but they hit a speed bump Saturday, one that might turn into a significant problem. An MRI exam revealed that All-Star closer Brian Wilson has a strained left oblique, suffered during a scoreless inning of relief Thursday. Wilson will rest until Monday, when he will be re-evaluated. Wilson said his teammates "know I'll be ready" for opening day, but with the season opener less than two weeks away, manager Bruce Bochy conceded that "this is a setback."

San Jose Mercury News

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March 20, 2011  09:23 AM ET

Go Dodgers!!

March 20, 2011  09:26 AM ET

Who the hell is that in the picture? Captain Caveman?

March 20, 2011  09:36 AM ET

It's a freak beard injury, usually seen only on hockey players during the playoffs.

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March 20, 2011  11:10 AM ET

The longer I have to wait to see his stupid beard works for me.

March 20, 2011  11:23 AM ET
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He should have eaten more pork chops.

Millwood did that and he's on the unemployment line. Joba did that and he pulled a muscle.

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March 20, 2011  08:04 PM ET
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That unabomber look of his just might earn him a lifetime supply of pork chops

a lifetime supply of pork chops..... absolute heaven.

March 21, 2011  09:22 AM ET

Everytime I see that "beard" I think of the made-for-TV movie Gettysburg.

 
March 22, 2011  12:29 PM ET

If wilson misses the opener thats ok. If he misses the closer, that's more of a problem bro!

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