Jered Weaver RUMORS & NEWS

  • Weaver gets bigger to pitch deeper … "At one point last season, Jered Weaver stepped on the scale, saw “199” and committed himself to getting bigger. On Sunday night, 25 days before reporting for Spring Training, the Angels’ ace weighed in at a career-high 224. “I’ve never been higher than 218,” Weaver said. “I don’t know if my..." January 26

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    Pedro Moura @pedromoura

    So: Jered Weaver is scratched from tonight's start for the Angels after last night's celebration. LHP Wade LeBlanc instead.

  • Jered Weaver leaves start with lower back tightness

    Hardball Talk "Angels right-hander Jered Weaver was forced to leave tonight’s start against the Blue Jays due to lower back tightness. Weaver tossed two perfect innings before exiting. He tweaked something on his warm-up pitches before the third inning and was replaced by Matt Shoemaker. It sounds like..." July 08

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    Mike DiGiovanna @MikeDiGiovanna

    #Angels RHP Jered Weaver who has had some forearm tightness has been scratched from Fri start vs. #Mariners. Matt Shoemaker will P.

  • Weaver gives up 2 hits as Angels beat Twins 1-0

    Fox Sports West "Jered Weaver outpitched Mike Pelfrey with eight innings of two-hit ball and Albert Pujols drove in the only run leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Weaver (5-5) struck out nine and walked one in his first home start against the Twins since his..." July 25

  • Angels Weaver names first child after former teammate P Nick Adenhart

    Fox Sports West "Angels pitcher Jered Weaver is off to a rough start this season, but he still had reason to celebrate Friday. Weaver's wife, Kristin, gave birth to the couple's first child, a boy, Aden David, Friday afternoon. Aden weighed 8 pounds and measured 21 inches. The Weavers named their son in..." July 07

  • Jared Weaver beats L.A. Dodgers 4-3 in stellar return

    L.A. Daily News "Mark Trumbo couldn't keep a straight face as he attempted the comparison. "We have that type of confidence with everybody," the Angels first baseman said. He didn't let a chuckle slip until he specifically referenced the feeling Jered Weaver's presence gives the rest of the team. "Jered's..." May 30

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    Mike DiGiovanna @MikeDiGiovanna

    #Angels RHP Jered Weaver will start Wed night vs. #Dodgers.

  • Jered Weaver's return to Angels rotation could come next week

    Los Angeles Times "All signs are pointing toward Jered Weaver's returning to the rotation next week, but the team won't make a final decision until the right-hander throws in the bullpen this weekend. "It's very encouraging," Manager Mike Scioscia said. "We're going to see how he comes out of his bullpen, and if..." May 24

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    Jeff Fletcher @JeffFletcherOCR

    #Angels Mike Scioscia said Jered Weaver will rejoin rotation next week if his bullpen this weekend goes well.

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Scioscia said it is possible Jered Weaver could be activated after his extended spring appearance tomorrow. #Angels

  • Jered Weaver pleased with bullpen session

    L.A. Daily News "Jered Weaver took to the mound for a bullpen session and both he and Angels manager Mike Scioscia liked what they saw. "I just know he's smiling and that's a good sign," Scioscia said of Weaver, who is recovering from a fractured left arm. "Hopefully he's gotten over another hurdle and the way..." May 15

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Encouraging 'pen by Weaver today. 80-pitch, up-and-down 'pen next. If it were up to him, that would be it. But he'll make 2-3 rehab outings.

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Weaver threw his second bullpen session; Jepsen his first. Sosh said Weaver "still working on some things" after being out almost 6 weeks.

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Weaver (Thursday bullpen) and Madson (extended spring on Wednesday) making progress. Burnett (no throwing for another week) takes step back.

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Jered Weaver plans to activate his arm for first time on Wednesday. Follow-up X-rays last week were negative, but left elbow needs to heal.

  • Angels ace Jered Weaver out 4-6 weeks

    Fox Sports "The news on Jered Weaver is not good. Weaver, the Angels’ ace right-hander, will be out 4 to 6 weeks after suffering a broken left (non-pitching) elbow, major-league sources say. Weaver, who suffered the injury Sunday night diving away from a line drive hit by the Rangers’ Mitch Moreland,..." April 09

  • Halos feel the pain after watching Jered Weaver get hurt

    L.A. Daily News "Jered Weaver slipped after throwing the pitch and then saw the liner coming right back toward his head. The 20-game winner for the Angels managed to avoid getting hit, but he still got hurt. Weaver sustained a strained elbow in his left (non-throwing) arm in the Angels' 7-3 loss Sunday night..." April 08

  • Yu Darvish, Jered Weaver exit game "Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish left Sunday night's 7-3 victory against the Los Angeles Angels after five innings with a blister on the inside of his right ring finger. Darvish said following the game that the blister didn't bother him during the start and that he expects to take his next turn..." April 08

  • Stats aside, Weaver longs for postseason return "Last year's regular-season finale -- a meaningless, blowout loss in which he gave up two first-inning runs and then stopped pitching -- can teach you a lot about Jered Weaver. The Angels came into that game with nothing to play for. They were mathematically eliminated two days earlier, their..." March 29

  • Weaver 'uplifted' after lengthy intrasquad start ""Uplifting" is probably too strong a word to describe an intrasquad game, especially when you're a Cy Young Award contender who's accustomed to pitching in big settings. But for Angels ace Jered Weaver, Thursday's 6 1/3-inning outing against his organization's Minor Leaguers at Tempe Diablo..." March 21

  • Jered Weaver rocky as Angels play Athletics to a draw

    Los Angeles Times "Angels starter Jered Weaver knew it would be a long afternoon when he walked the leadoff hitter on four pitches Saturday. And it went downhill from there with the team’s opening-day starter giving up eight runs on six hits –- including three home runs -– in two innings. The Angels eventually..." March 16

  • Angels' Jered Weaver, Dodgers' Matt Kemp make Cactus League debuts

    L.A. Daily News "Two local stars made their Cactus League debuts: Angels Opening Day starter Jered Weaver and Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp. Kemp got two at-bats as the designated hitter in a split-squad game against the San Diego Padres. Facing veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia, Kemp grounded out to third..." March 02

  • Jered Weaver doesn't worry about money left on table

    Los Angeles Times "The words "free agency" had barely left a reporter's mouth before Jered Weaver shot back. "I don't give a . . ." Weaver said. "You can quote me on that." Actually, you can't, at least not in a family newspaper. Weaver wanted no part of any of the questions — whether he enjoyed a winter..." February 24

  • Jered Weaver Goes For Win Twenty-One, No Change In Coaching Staff

    Halos Heaven "It's nice when a player reaches a certain milestone; 100 RBI, .300, 30 HR, but how about this: Iwakuma, Mariners shut down Angels 6-1 - Yahoo! Sports. "Seager became the first Seattle batter to hit 20 home runs in a season since 2009 with a solo shot in the first inning". How awesome is that...the..." October 03

  • Weaver becomes first 20-game winner in AL

    Los Angeles Times "This should be Jered Weaver's finest hour. On Friday, he became the American League's first 20-game winner this season. He has pitched a no-hitter this season. The Angels wonder why anyone else would win the Cy Young Award. There might be a team spraying champagne in this ballpark this..." September 29

  • Zack Greinke leads fan club in Angels' 5-4 victory

    Los Angeles Times "The strikeouts were great for Angels right-hander Zack Greinke on Tuesday night, 13 of them in five innings, including four in the fourth and one with the bases loaded to end the fifth against the Seattle Mariners. One problem: It took 110 pitches, five short of his 115-pitch cap, to rack up..." September 26

  • Weaver wins 19th as Angels sweep White Sox

    Orange County Register "Jered Weaver's 19th victory of the season came together because of a couple of crucial pitches in the first inning. Cutting through 94-degree heat, Weaver squirmed out of a bases-loaded mess against the Chicago White Sox by striking out Alex Rios to end a tough 11-pitch at-bat. With two out,..." September 24

  • Weaver wins 19th as Angels sweep White Sox "Perhaps this is all too little, too late for the Angels. Perhaps it won't matter how well they finish out the season because the A's Cinderella story won't include enough losses. Perhaps, in the end, the holes the Angels dug -- by losing 14 of the first 20 games of the season, then 22 of the first..." September 24

  • Floyd, offense falter as White Sox swept by Angels

    CSN Chicago "Jered Weaver's career numbers suggest he doesn't give the opposition too many chances to break through. In other words, when you get your shot, make it count because you're most likely not going to get another. The White Sox had their chance early on Sunday afternoon. Like many potential big..." September 23

  • In crunch time, Weaver, Floyd shoot for Sunday best "With a less than two weeks left in the regular season, the Angels and White Sox are fighting for their playoff lives, fully aware of just how important every win is. After the Angels got a 4-2 victory over the White Sox on Saturday, they moved 2 1/2 games back of the second American League..." September 23

  • Weaver halts A's with stellar return to action "The Angels came into Thursday riding a three-game losing streak and in desperate need of some positive momentum with the season quickly slipping away. Jered Weaver provided that with seven shutout innings in his first start back from biceps tendinitis, leading the Angels to a much-needed 6-0..." September 13

  • Timetable for Jered Weaver's return uncertain

    Los Angeles Times "Jered Weaver understands the importance of September baseball, but he's more intimate with how his right arm should feel. "I can't keep going at 75 to 80%," Weaver said Friday, making his first comments since an MRI exam this week revealed biceps tendinitis that forced him from Friday's..." September 08

  • Weaver will miss start because of tendinitis

    Fox Sports West "Scratch Jered Weaver from Friday night's start against the Detroit Tigers. An MRI on Wednesday revealed that the Angels' 16-game winner has tendinitis in his right shoulder. Dr. Lewis Yocum, the team orthopedist, also examined Weaver before the team announced the results of the MRI...." September 07

  • Jered Weaver diagnosed with shoulder tendinitis

    Hardball Talk "An MRI exam on Jered Weaver's sore shoulder revealed tendinitis, which actually qualifies as pretty good news for the Angels ace. Weaver was hit in the shoulder by a line drive Sunday and had already been scratched from his scheduled start tomorrow, so returning from a visit to Dr. Lewis Yocum..." September 06

  • Jered Weaver Back In Los Angeles To Have Shoulder Examined

    SB Nation "Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver will head back to L.A. on Wednesday to have his sore throwing shoulder examined by Dr. Lewis Yocum, and will likely miss his upcoming start against the Detroit Tigers according to Angels beat writer Mike DiGiovanna on Twitter. Head coach Mike Scoscia noted..." September 05

  • Weaver having shoulder examined in California

    NBC Sports "Jered Weaver has returned to California to have his right shoulder examined. Weaver continues to feel some discomfort after he was hit in his right shoulder by a comebacker during Sunday's start against the Mariners. He has yet to undergo an MRI, but that could happen now. He will likely miss..." September 05

  • It's 'wait and see' for Weaver on next start "The Angels are still unclear on the status of Jered Weaver's right shoulder, manager Mike Scioscia said prior to Monday's series opener against the Athletics. Weaver was hit by a Dustin Ackley line drive in Sunday's fifth inning, then finished the frame and was taken out after giving up a..." September 03

  • Angels' Mike Scioscia to maximize use of ace Jered Weaver

    Los Angeles Times "Manager Mike Scioscia will maximize his use of ace Jered Weaver in the final month of the season, keeping the right-hander on regular rest despite three off days in September so Weaver can make seven more starts beginning with Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners. The schedule will enable..." September 01

  • Angels duo could make MLB history

    Orange County Register "It is campaign season – but there are no super PACs, stump speeches or whistle-stop tours. With a little more than a month left in the regular season, the candidates are making their cases for baseball's major awards and the Angels have a chance to pull off an unprecedented triple. No team..." August 28

  • Angels go from Haren's bad to Weaver's worse

    Los Angeles Times "This wasn't what Jered Weaver had in mind when he said in spring training that the Angels rotation, which many thought would be among the best in baseball, "is built off guys trying to outdo each other." Weaver outdid his buddy, Dan Haren, all right. After Haren was roughed up for five runs in..." August 18

  • Not even Weaver can slow Angels' slide

    Orange County Register "The loss in Texas was crushing enough. But it's the aftermath that could be crushing the Angels' playoff hopes. Even Jered Weaver starting at home wasn't enough to turn around the reverse momentum that has built around the Angels since the start of August. His nine-start winning streak was..." August 13

  • Weaver is closing in on the highest-ever winning percentage in a season

    Orange County Register "A couple more victories and Jered Weaver's going to be in Face territory. And maybe later, Gator country. Weaver goes for victory No. 16 against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. He's 15-1 with an earned-run average of 2.13, leading the American League in ERA and tied with Tampa Bay's David Price..." August 12

  • Weaver rolls through Oakland with sixth career shutout

    Orange County Register "Having an ace like Jered Weaver is like having a 6-foot-7 'HeadOn' stick. He makes headaches go away – apply every fifth day, apply every fifth day, apply every fifth day. Weaver kept the Angels' tattered bullpen out of harm's way, going the distance and pitching a four-hit shutout to beat the..." August 07

  • Weaver, Pujols turn up the heat on Rangers

    Orange County Register "The last time Jered Weaver left the mound at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, he was singing along to the stadium sound system as it played "Hit the road, Jack." Weaver was singing a different tune Tuesday night. After taking an inside approach to warming up for the game, Weaver retired the first..." August 01

  • Angels' Jered Weaver is hot but hardly bothered in 6-2 win at Texas

    Los Angeles Times "Jered Weaver pulled an inside job on the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. On a scorcher of a 103-degree evening, the Angels ace altered his pregame routine drastically, long tossing on a sliver of shade in the outfield but warming up indoors on a batting-cage mound. Weaver also took two bags of..." August 01

  • Jered Weaver is gold standard for Angels in 3-0 win over Orioles

    Los Angeles Times "The Angels' golden-locked local boy who has made very good, indeed, made his final start before baseball's All-Star break on Saturday night. And Jered Weaver's performance against Baltimore provided another compelling bit of evidence as to why he's a strong candidate to start Tuesday'sAll-Star..." July 08

  • SF Giants shut out for 3rd time in Weaver's return

    San Francisco Chronicle "Nobody can begrudge Ryan Vogelsong for losing Wednesday night. He had not lost since May 3 and held a combustible Angels lineup to three runs in seven innings. Still, after Jered Weaver and three relievers held the Giants to four singles in a 6-0 victory, Vogelsong was hard on himself. "For..." June 21

  • Angels' Jered Weaver returns, shuts down Giants, 6-0

    Los Angeles Times "Jered Weaver breezed through six innings Wednesday night, needing 78 pitches to blank the San Francisco Giants, and after retiring the side in order in the sixth, it appeared he had a little wiggle room under the 85-pitch limit set for him in his first game back from the disabled list. But the..." June 21

  • Why Did Jered Weaver Re-Sign with the Angels? Risk Aversion

    Halos Heaven "I got curious about sports free agency after Jered Weaver resigned with the Angels for five years and $85 million. Pitchers of his caliber on the free agent market (Cliff Lee, CC Sabathia, Johan Santana) pick up much larger contracts. Why didn't Weaver wait it out until free agency? Given that he..." June 20

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