C.J. Wilson

Christopher John "CJ" Wilson (born November 18, 1980, in Newport Beach, California) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Texas Rangers.
Work Experience :

When you begin the 2001 season Appalachian League Pulaski, and was promoted to a Savannah Sand flies with. He moved to the top Charlotte (Florida State League) and doubles Tulsa (Texas League), the end of 2002.
In 2003, Wilson returned to double-Frisco Texas League Pitcher of the Week and earned the honors in May. Its up and down season has been interrupted due to injury, when Dr. Lewis Yocum performed season ending Tommy John surgery on August 12.
After missing all of 2004 due to elbow injury Wilson was able to return to double-A in 2005 before being called to the majors later this season. He posted a 1-7 record and 6.94 ERA in 24 games in his rookie season with the Rangers. Later in the season, Texas was placed in the Bullpen full time where he went 1-2 with a 2.73 ERA in 18 relief appearances.

He began the 2006 season on the disabled list for 15 days with a strained knee, before returning to the team going 1-2 with a 5.16 ERA with the Rangers before getting an option to Triple- A, one in June While in the minors, he went 1-0 with a 2.45 ERA with two saves, and in 11 innings, he struck 17 and walked eight in 55 appearances. After recalling the 18th July Wilson finished the season strong, with the numbers in the second half in a 3.29 ERA in 24 innings, 3.2 and 27 appearances and finished the season as the best team man configuration left hand, posting a 2-4 record and 4.06 ERA overall for Texas. It has proven particularly difficult on the left wing, with a 1.77 ERA with 19 strikeouts in 20 ⅓ sleeves.

After discussions with Eric Gagne, Wilson was used to close games for the Rangers in 2007 to convert its first 11 consecutive chances. Overall, he finished with career records: ERA (3.03), appearance (66), sleeve (68.1), strikeouts (63), whip (1.21) a (15), and object medium (0208).
C.J. Wilson
He was named the Rangers' closer for the 2008 season, but struggled with an ERA of 6.06, although he did convert 24 of 28 opportunities.
In 2009, Wilson returned to the role of setup man Frank Francisco was named the closer. Set new career records: wins (5), tickets (73.2), appearances (74), ERA (2.81), strikeouts (84), K / BB (2.61) says (19), HR allowed (3) as well as recording 14 stops throughout the year and set a team record for lowest ERA home for a single season (0.67).
2010, Return To Start  :

In 2010, Wilson returned to his past role as a starting pitcher with the Texas. Wilson had expressed an interest in returning to the rotation in 2006 and was told to report to spring training unable to boot. In the early suspicions among the writers and sports fans covering the Rangers Spring Training debated whether Wilson would actually be able to earn a spot in the rotation. Spring begins after several impressive pitching coach Mike Maddux was asked whether Wilson made a rotation of a difficult call Maddux said: "It makes a great conversation."Wilson was named the third pitcher from the rotation behind Scott Feldman and Rich Harden.
In late April Wilson led the Rangers with a rotation ERA of 1.76 after four starts, the fourth best in the AL. On May 7 against the Kansas City Royals, Wilson threw a complete game 4-1 victory. He finished second to Wilson Credited complete game of the year and career, the first being a rain shortened 6 round loss to the Yankees.Wilson established two records of the club after his departure on May 13 against the A is the most consecutive rounds without running to the house and most consistent quality starts to begin a season.Wilson gave up his first home run, May 19 against the Angels' Torii Hunter after 87 rounds dating back to 2.3 in 2009.Wilson consecutive quality starts also finished in the same match.
Wilson would end the season leading the team in wins and ERA while throwing over 200 innings. He was named the starter Cliff Lee for second behind the playoffs.
Pitching Technique :
Wilson pitching repertoire includes a fastball, cutter, slider and change of speed, thrown both pronation and low arm angle 3 / 4. [9] Wilson also confirmed on her MySpace blog that throws Gyroball, land used by some Japanese pitchers often attributed to the Boston Red Sox Daisuke Matsuzaka the starter.
C.J. Wilson
Life And Faith  :
Wilson is dedicated to the Taoist and follow the "Straight Edge" lifestyle (abstaining from alcohol and drugs and promiscuous sex to maintain health). Demonstrates his choice to be Straight Edge, Wilson has the words "Straight Edge" tattooed along the length of its trunk, the Japanese characters on the shoulder, saying, "Poison Free" and "XXX" stitched on his glove for a straight blue board symbol.The blue glove is in itself unusual for baseball players (who tend to wear the traditional brown glove). Wilson wears blue gloves when rangers dressed in blue uniforms (or their gray road uniforms), is also adorned with a red glove when I launch a game in which the Rangers wear their alternate red uniform.
Wilson is very interested in politics, as he says, is in striking contrast with other major league baseball players in an interview with ESPN.com page descriptions of the '2. His typical of ball players in the same interview, and some of his posts on the blog Lone Star Ball. com generated less controversy in the Rangers' clubhouse.
Wilson ran the race cars in his spare time and said he wants to be a professional racer after his baseball career, it is also very interested in cars that have a collection of Porsche. Wilson won the E1 class in the 2010 25 Hours of Thunder Hill.


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