Is CJ Wilson overrated?
There are plenty of big-league players who apparently think so, although it's doubtful any of them play for the Colorado Rockies.
The Angels left-hander certainly must have made believers of those who called him the most overrated pitcher in baseball in a Sports Illustrated poll this week. In fact, what he's done this season might be All-Star Game-worthy.
Wilson offered another spectacular effort Friday night, this time against the Rockies in a 7-2 Angels victory at Coors Field. Wilson won his seventh game of the season, lowered his ERA for a sixth consecutive game and earned his 50th career victory.
In eight innings, he allowed just one run, struck out nine to match his season high and didn't allow more than two base runners in any inning.
Does that sound overrated?
You could even make a case for Wilson as the Angels' stopper. Six of his wins have come after losses, and he's given up more than three earned runs in a game just once in 13 starts. In his ...