William Alexander Wilson (born November 3, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Wilson attended Hurricane High School in Hurricane, West Virginia. Wilson attended Winthrop University. In the summer of 2007, he had Tommy John surgery. He transferred to Texas A&M University in January 2008. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 10th Round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign. He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd Round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft. In November 2012, Wilson was added to the 40-man roster to protect him from the Rule 5 Draft. He made his Major League debut on April 13, 2013 with the Red Sox.
Wilson is the second Saudi-born player in MLB history, after Craig Stansberry.
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