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Angels' C.J. Wilson is hit hard in 8-3 loss to Astros
Angels' C.J. Wilson is hit hard in 8-3 loss to Astros

The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches. But Wilson dropped the baton Tuesday night, getting pounded for five runs and eight hits in 31/3 innings of an 8-3 loss to the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park, and five relievers were left to clean up the mess. "I was the only person who cost us the game," Wilson said after the Angels had a winning streak ended at six games. "Everybody else did their job. The offense scored. The defense played well. I gave up a couple of quick runs, and that was it."...

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