Calling Angel #5

Angels, pitching
Angels pitchers and catchers report tomorrow.  Finally!  It's the start of the 2015 baseball season and I am ready for it.  There certainly are a few question marks in a mostly unchanged Angels lineup, including: Will Josh Hamilton be anywhere NEAR his prediction of a .300/30HR/100 RBI season? (nope) Who will play second base? (more on that soon) Who will win the 5th spot in the Angels rotation? Today, let's look at the third unknown on this list - who will win that 5th rotation spot? The Angels rotation will likely look like: Jered Weaver Garrett Richards CJ Wilson Matt Shoemaker Hector Santiago, Nick Tropeano, or Sean Andrew Heaney Questions about Richards recovery aside (he is doing great so far), and which version of CJ Wilson will we get in…
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Return of Wilson

Angels, pitching
CJ Wilson should be back in the rotation by this weekend and Santiago should be back where he belongs.  Santiago pitched great last week but continues to have problems lasting more than 5 innings which makes him an excellent choice for middle relief. Wilson, who now has a 1.000% win rate in AA this year, threw 81 pitches over 5.1 innings for Arkansas last night.  He struck out 7 and gave up 2 runs, 2 walks and 4 hits (one of which was a home run) The Travelers 15 hit offense was led by Kaleb Cowart who went 3 for 4 with a triple and 4 RBIs on the way to their 9-3 win over the Naturals.
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