C.J. Wilson's earned-run average in the warmth of Arizona and Dodger Stadium was 1.11 as the Angels' $77.5-million left-handed addition cruised to a 4-0 spring-training record.

Tough, however, to simulate pitching in an icebox there.

Now, Wilson makes his regular-season debut in the chilly conditions of early spring in Minnesota, where he'll oppose the Twins' Nick Blackburn on Monday at 1 p.m. Pacific time at Target Field.

"Nothing you can do, just adjust," Wilson said.