C.J. Wilson: Didn't 'bite at the first offer'

Updated: March 29, 2011, 4:29 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Pitcher C.J. Wilson said Tuesday that the Texas Rangers made him a long-term contract offer a few weeks ago, but that it's too late in the process to get anything done before Opening Day.

"They did eventually make an offer," Wilson said during an appearance on the Ben & Skin Show on ESPN 103.3 FM in Dallas. "But it didn't really make any sense for me to bite at the first offer. I was like, 'Well, maybe if you guys would have made that offer in January we would ...

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