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Angels' C.J. Wilson is pounded by Rays in return from DL
Angels' C.J. Wilson is pounded by Rays in return from DL

Like Oakland and Detroit, the Angels added a veteran left-hander to the rotation this past week, one whose resume stacks up nicely against those of Jon Lester and David Price, the aces who were traded Thursday to the Athletics and Tigers, respectively. C.J. Wilson did not come in a blockbuster deal. He came off the disabled list, a right-ankle sprain sidelining him since July 10. But General Manager Jerry Dipoto equated Wilson's return to a big trade-deadline acquisition, calling him a "key ingredient" to the team's pennant hopes. "When C.J. is right," Dipoto said, "he's a very legitimate top-half-of-the-rotation guy." Wilson is not right,...

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