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Angels' C.J. Wilson relieves some doubt with solid effort against Giants
Angels' C.J. Wilson relieves some doubt with solid effort against Giants

With Jered Weaver's fastball velocity falling, his earned-run average rising and his winless streak stretching into May, the Angels cannot afford to have their other high-priced starting pitcher, C.J. Wilson, suffer a serious injury or slide into an extended funk. The left-hander gave the team a scare this last week when he had fluid drained from his pitching elbow, a procedure Wilson described as being "painless, preventive and no big deal." Most players and coaches tend to downplay injuries, though Manager Mike Scioscia acknowledged that "you're always concerned when any one of your pitchers are nicked up or dealing with something." But Wilson may have...

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