There was nothing scandalous here — just stating the obvious less than 24 hours after Wilson was credited with the victory in the Dodgers’ 3-2, 10-inning win over the San Francisco Giants. Wilson left without granting an interview after the game.
“I didn’t do anything,” were his only parting comments.
The former Giants’ closer still wasn’t in the mood Friday for expanding on his thoughts about San Francisco.
“I used to face them in spring training, so it’s another team,” he said. “Got to get three outs. I don’t put added pressure into the inning. I’ve always said, ‘I do my job and get it over with.’ ”
In beating the Giants, Wilson picked up his second win in 11 games with the Dodgers and did something he hasn’t done in a while. His fifth pitch to Brandon Belt was a fastball recorded alternately as 95.95 or 95.2 mph — the fastest pitch he’s thrown in a game since 2010.
“I felt like my arm was fresh, good release point,” Wilson said. “My mechanics were fluid. Can’t complain about anything.”
While Wilson said he hasn’t changed his mechanics since undergoing Tommy John surgery in April 2011, he noted that “I had to alter a few things for the better.”
Wilson joked that he’d like to touch 110 mph on the radar gun.
“As long as I’m flashing my mph everyone knows nothing’s wrong,” he said.