C.J. Wilson holds all the cards

Rangers should take a similar approach with top starter that they used with Cliff Lee

Updated: September 1, 2011, 9:50 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- C.J. Wilson is the best starting pitcher on the Rangers' staff.

No one quibbles with that, considering Wilson is the only member of the rotation scheduled to pitch every fifth day from now through the end of the season.

He's pitched well against the best teams this season, aside from a poor performance against Boston last week, in which he allowed a career-high four homers.

Wilson is brash. And competitive. And arrogant, which is actually a good thing for ...

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