C.J. Wilson diagnosed with left shoulder tendinitis

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Angels starter C.J. Wilson underwent an MRI on Monday which revealed only tendinitis in his left shoulder, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports. Angels GM Billy Eppler said he was “very pleased” with the diagnosis.

Wilson, 35, underwent left elbow surgery this past August and reported feeling some discomfort in his shoulder during Friday’s bullpen session. The lefty is in the final year of his five-year contract with the Angels, due to make $20 million this season.

In 21 starts prior to his surgery last season, Wilson compiled a 3.89 ERA with 110 strikeouts and 46 walks across 132 innings. Barring any setbacks, Wilson is still expected to be able to contribute when the regular season begins in April.