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CJ Wilson labors early as Los Angeles Angels beat Kansas City Royals' split squad 7-3

  • Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson throws a pitch against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 21, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson throws a pitch against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 21, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon, left, scores a run as Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson is unable to catch the ball during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 21, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon, left, scores a run as Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson is unable to catch the ball during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 21, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson, right, wipes his face as he gets a visit from catcher Chris Iannetta after giving up a run to the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 21, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson, right, wipes his face as he gets a visit from catcher Chris Iannetta after giving up a run to the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, March 21, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

C.J. Wilson allowed three runs and struck out nine over 5 2-3 innings Friday as the Los Angeles Angels defeated a Kansas City Royals' split squad 7-3.

Making his fifth spring training start, Wilson labored early during a 99-pitch outing.

Raul Mondesi and Alex Gordon singled with one out in a four-hit first, Justin Maxwell singled in a run and Gordon scored on Chris Iannetta's passed ball.

Alex Gordon added an RBI single in the second.

Just one run was earned against Wilson, who gave up seven hits and two walks.

Kole Calhoun and Iannetta each hit their second homer of spring training. Iannetta hit a three-run drive in the second off Aaron Brooks, who allowed four runs — three earned — and four hits in two innings.