CJ Wilson, born November 18, 1980, in Newport Beach, California, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the “Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim” of Major League Baseball.
Wilson previously pitched for the Texas Rangers from 2005-2011.
After attending Fountain Valley High School (graduating in 1998), Wilson played at Santa Ana Junior College where in 2000 he was named the MVP of the Orange Empire Conference, and awarded the California Junior College Co-Player of the Year award. Wilson played outfield, first base, started, and relieved at Loyola Marymount University during the 2001 season.
Wilson was drafted by the Rangers in the fifth round (141st overall) of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft.
Wilson is just the 6th player in major league baseball history to go eight straight postseason starts without recording a victory.
Wilson’s pitching repertoire includes a fastball, cutter, slider, and changeup, thrown from both overhand and low 3/4 arm angles.