Roy­als help­less against Wil­son

The Kansas City Star (Sunday) - - SPORTS DAILY - By BOB DUT­TON

Texas left-han­der gives up just two hits in 72 in­nings in a 3-0 vic­tory against KC.

If the Roy­als are any mea­sur­ing stick, there is no bet­ter pitcher this sea­son in the Amer­i­can League than Texas left-han­der C.J. Wil­son.

Check the ev­i­dence from Mon­day night when the Roy­als man­aged just two hits against Wil­son over 72⁄ in­nings in a 3-0 loss to the Rangers at Kauff­man Sta­dium.

“He was ag­gres­sive and had very good late move­ment,” Roy­als cen­ter

3fielder Gre­gor Blanco said. “Ev­ery­thing was down. He’s got good stuff, and he’s tough.”

Wil­son’s sea­son­long re­sume marks him as a Cy Young can­di­date at 14-5 with a 2.88 ERA. But this was his sec­ond gem against the Roy­als. His 4-1


The Roy­als’ Wil­lie Bloomquist couldn’t reach this triple to right by the Rangers’ An­dres Blanco.

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