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C.J. Wilson to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

C.J. Wilson to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

Left-hander C.J. Wilson will soon undergo season-ending surgery to repair fraying within his labrum and rotator cuff.

The 35-year-old visited Dr. Neal ElAttrache for a second opinion on his problematic left shoulder last week and has since been gathering information from various surgeons, he said in a text message. 

“I plan on pitching again, and with surgery can move forward toward that,” Wilson wrote.

Wilson (51-35 with a 3.87 earned-run average with the Angels) will turn 36 in November and become a free agent. He signed a five-year, $77.5-million contract with the Angels in December 2011, coming off a career year, and pitched reliably for the...

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