Giants don’t tender contract to closer Wilson

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And Sabean didn’t seem convinced those negotiations would move fast, meaning the brass could return from next week’s winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn., still in flux on those two free agents. Sabean has said they are two of his top priorities after left-hander Jeremy Affeldt received an $18 million, three-year contract Nov. 14.

That was a key first step to keeping the talented bullpen together.

“We may be prepared to go with the same group,” Sabean said of the relievers.

San Francisco’s front office has begun internal conversations about a new deal for NL MVP and batting champion Buster Posey that would get the club through his arbitration years or perhaps further.

“We’re open to that. He certainly deserves that consideration,” Sabean said. “I would think it would be later on.”

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