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Wilhelmsen’s circuitous journey to majors may turn out all right

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tom Wilhelmsen’s journey from Tucson bartender to Major League closer may yet feature the happy ending the once-seemingly inevitable made-for-TV movie would require.

Maybe, Wilhelmsen hopes, last season’s struggles — when he not only lost his job as closer but was sent for a few weeks to Class AAA Tacoma — were just a last little tension-building subplot.

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