Category: C.J. Wilson

Mike Scioscia: Expectations are Still the Same After Josh Hamilton Signing, but the Focus Should be on Starting Rotation

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

In the battle for offseason headlines in Los Angeles, the Angels sure made their presence felt last week. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made the big splash last Thursday when they outbid all of baseball for Josh Hamilton, signing the outfielder to a five-year deal worth $125 million. The ...

Torii Hunter Believes the Los Angeles Angels Will Still Make the Playoffs

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

The Los Angeles Angels entered Monday six games out of first place in the American League West, but perhaps more importantly weren't even second in their division. The Texas Rangers lead the way and the Oakland A's were 3.5 games back as the Major League Baseball season has hit its ...

C.J. Wilson Isn’t Mad the Texas Rangers Did Not Offer Him Free Agent Contract But Was Upset Club ‘Wasted’ His Time

Friday, April 13th, 2012

One of the biggest stories of the MLB hot stove last December was C.J. Wilson moving on from the Texas Rangers and signing with their biggest rival the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Wilson, a Los Angeles native, didn't see the huge issue of signing with the Angels considering that's ...

Mike Scioscia Admits that Angels Spring Training is ‘Different’ with Albert Pujols, Hoping New Offensive Power will Support Pitching Staff

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim went out this off-season and looked to address their lineup problems by adding a power bat. Albert Pujols was just what the doctor ordered for Mike Scioscia and an Angels pitching staff that lacked run support all season last year. This season the Halos ...

C.J. Wilson lives by the straight edge philosophy and didn’t have a clue the Angels were signing Albert Pujols until he checked twitter

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

C.J. Wilson is not your average ball player. He may have some unique qualities if that's what you want to call them. The former Texas Rangers pitcher lives by the "straight edge" philosophy, where he doesn't partake in drinking or smoking of any kind. Form your own opinion on how ...

Could the Los Angeles Angels Be the Philadelphia Eagles of Major League Baseball?

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

A decent season the year prior. A slew of big-name offseason acquisitions. A plethora of media hype. Could it be that the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are simply a "Dream Team" statement away from going down the same path as the Philadelphia Eagles? Angels manager Mike Scioscia hopes not, after ...

Acquisition of Albert Pujols Surprises Even Mike Scioscia

Friday, December 9th, 2011

The free-agent signing of Albert Pujols by the Los Angeles Angels was a huge shocker on Thursday, even if it was eventually overshadowed by the Chris Paul/NBA debacle. Even Angels manager Mike Scioscia says he was surprised, because just about everyone around the Angels organization thought Pujols was out of ...

Ron Washington on Leaked Game 7 World Series Speech: “People just got an opportunity to see what Ron Washington is truly like.”

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

The last time we heard from Ron Washington, he was doing his best Samuel L. Jackson impression in the clubhouse before Game 7 of the World Series. After listening to the impassioned, profanity-laced speech he gave his Texas Rangers club, he could have had anyone fired up before that game. For the ...

Texas Rangers’ C.J. Wilson: Starting Pitching Will Be the Deciding Factor in the World Series

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Everybody's talking about the big bats and offensive firepower heading into the World Series. If anybody needed a reminder as to what the Texas Rangers could do, they put up a nine-run inning and 15 runs overall in clinching the American League pennant. As for the St. Louis Cardinals, they ...

C.J. Wilson On Tough Luck Loss: “It put the Angels on notice that Weaver is not the only All-Star in the division.”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

As Yoggi Berra once said 'Good pitching always stops good hitting.' That was the case yesterday for C.J. Wilson of the Texas Rangers in a tough loss luck loss against the Anaheim Angels where he threw an absolute gem and lost 1-0. The high powered Rangers offense could muster no ...