Originally written September 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
ARLINGTON, Texas -- If you're wondering why Los Angeles ace C.J. Wilson struggled through the first three innings of Friday's 5-3 loss to the Texas Rangers, wonder no more. The former Texas pitcher said he was dealing with slippery baseballs. Wilson, who allowed three runs and threw 77 pitches in the first three innings, couldn't get a grip on the ball. That led Wilson to walk three batters, hit two and throw three wild pitches. It apparently had nothing to do with facing his former teammates. Wilson is now 1-2 with a 7.36 ERA against Texas since signing with the Angels before the 2012 season. And Wilson wasn't above pointing a finger at the opposing team. "We were just changing the balls out because it's like, there's really, it's what do you say about it," Wilson said. "You going to call it a coincidence? It's not a coincidence. Let's be honest." Wilson wasn't sure if the Rangers, who supplied the balls, were deal...
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