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Angels place lefty C.J. Wilson on DL with elbow inflammation

  Bill Stoneman decided the Los Angeles Angels shouldn't give up too much of their future to improve this season's title chances down the playoff stretch. After acquiring three veteran outfielders in the previous week, the Angels' interim general manager decided not to make a costly move to land a big hitter or a key reliever at the trade deadline Friday. Stoneman wasn't swayed...
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Angels send C.J. Wilson to DL, make no late move at deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Angels have placed left-hander C.J. Wilson on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation. The Angels also recalled right-hander Drew Rucinski from Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned Efren Navarro to the minors. Wilson is 8-8 with a 3.89 ERA this season for the Angels. He yielded six runs and six hits in four innings in a loss Tuesday to the...
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Boxscore Breakdown #99: Let’s pretend that didn’t happen – Astros 10, Angels 5

Well, that didn’t go well. Can we just pretend that game didn’t happen? Every year each team has a handful of those games where everything goes wrong and they get their butt kicked. This was one of those games for the Angels. In fact, they’ve only allowed double-digit runs three times this year. Once was this game, then there was an early season game against Toronto and then...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The perfect trade deadline to trade C.J. Wilson

Trade deadline deals are usually pretty standard: Contending Team A trades one or more prospects to Non-Contending Team Z for one or more established big leaguers. That is the way it has worked for decades. It doesn’t look like it is going to work that way this year, though. This year, there are very few clear contenders and even fewer clear non-contenders. Everyone else is stuck...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Los Angeles Angels be better than this?

Maybe it’s karma for how they treated Josh Hamilton, but whatever the reason, the Los Angeles Angels are a .500 when many thought they’d be more competitive. But going forward, I see them continuing to be a .500 team for two reasons: their hitters have been incredibly unlucky while their starting pitchers have been incredibly lucky. The Angels have four hitters with Wins...
Via The Outside Corner
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels Quote of the Day: C.J. Wilson on is preferred Game of Thrones death

C.J. Wilson gets pretty emotional over Game of Thrones, it seems. He was drained by what happened to Princess Shireen, which naturally led to him being asked about how he would like to meet his end if he were ever to end up as a character on Game of Thrones: “The only real baller way to go is a knife through the heart … or the dragon eats you, that’s tight. If you get killed...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

CJ Wilson’s start was affected by ‘Game of Thrones’

An episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” was so emotional it affected Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson, who watched the show prior to his start Saturday night against the Oakland A’s. Wilson, who is 4-5 with a 3.60 ERA this season, says he usually spends time with his wife, model Lisalla Montenegro, and his dogs the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

CJ Wilson: Josh Hamilton’s relapse a ‘tame scenario’

C.J. Wilson has been very outspoken in supporting Josh Hamilton, whom he played with in Texas before they both signed with the Los Angeles Angels in consecutive years. While the Angels were in Houston for a series against the Astros this week, Wilson was one of several players and coaches who went to visit Hamilton,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J. Wilson says Angels hired private detective to follow him

The Angels have been at odds with Josh Hamilton, and few have been more supportive of the outfielder than C.J. Wilson. Wilson was teammates with Hamilton in Texas before the two joined the Angels in successive years. He empathizes with Hamilton’s addiction battles and also stands up for his teammate partly because of his role...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: CJ Wilson pranks fans with fastball fake-out

One day CJ Wilson may become a member of the New York Yankees, he’s a big name pitcher who’s above average in production meaning if they chose to, the Yankees could pursue and possibly sign him. So what is the best way to introduce yourself to New York City? How about scaring the crap out […]
Via Full Scale Sports
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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