What were the players thinking when they were polled?
By Lily Deerinwater - AngelsWin.com Columnist
Earlier this month Sports Illustrated Magazine released it's annual MLB Players Poll. They ask as many players as they can a list of questions they'd never answer without a guarantee of anonymity. This year 227 players participated in the poll, which was taken prior to the start of regular season play. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim starter C.J. Wilson was voted 'Most Overrated Pitcher'.
To accurately answer the question, one must look at Wilson's record previous to the 2012 season, as well as his current stats. Wilson became a starter for the Texas Rangers in 2010 and ended the season with a 15-8 record and a 3.35 era, pitching 204 innings and striking out 170 batters, helping the team to their first World Series appearance in franchise history. In 2011, Wilson improved his record to 16-7 with a 2.94 ERA, pitching 223.1 innings and striking out 206 batters, lea...