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Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson
Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson

To explain his recent struggles, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson compared his pitching to golf. In his previous start, when he gave up three home runs in 41/3 innings, he was way off in the woods. Against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday at Angel Stadium, he kept the ball in play, but he wasn't quite precise. As a golfer adjusts and crafts his shots, he said, so must a pitcher. And Wilson's touch has been off for long enough — four starts — to prompt some worry. "Naturally, when a pitcher like C.J. goes the wrong way for so long, you're concerned," Manager Mike Scioscia said. The Angels have the hitting to keep winning in the regular season. They slugged their way back in an 8-7...

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