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C.J. Wilson's seven-inning gem boosts Angels' postseason hopes
C.J. Wilson's seven-inning gem boosts Angels' postseason hopes

The Angels’ World Series hopes may have received a significant boost Wednesday night with a dominant performance by enigmatic left-hander C.J. Wilson, who allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, striking out seven and walking three in a 5-0 victory over Seattle that clinched the American League West title. Wilson, who improved to 13-9 with a 4.42 earned-run average, was extremely efficient through six innings, needing only 66 pitches to blank the Mariners. His only trouble came in the seventh inning, when he walked two and threw 29 pitches, but Wilson got Justin Smoak to fly out to right field to end the inning and preserve a 0-0 tie. “My curveball was really good...

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