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Jered Weaver | Starting Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/4/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jered Weaver improved to 18-8, scattering one run over seven innings as the Angels felled the Rangers by an 8-5 score on Saturday.
Weaver seems to be in post-season shape, as he now sports a 1.91 ERA over his last five starts. Against the Rangers, he allowed just five hits and a walk while fanning seven. He'll take a 3.43 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, and 164/63 K/BB ratio into his final start of the regular season on Friday in Seattle against the Mariners. Sep 21 - 12:15 AM

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Angels manager Mike Scioscia indicated Friday that the team could utilize a three-man rotation in the American League Division Series.

Assuming Matt Shoemaker makes it back healthy, it would presumably be he, C.J. Wilson and Jered Weaver, with Weaver getting the call to work on short rest. Given the critical importance of those games and the uncertainty surrounding the rest of the rotation, it certainly seems like a viable strategy on the Halos end.
Sep 19 - 7:27 PM

Jered Weaver will start on Saturday against the Rangers.

The Angels pushed him back from Thursday so that they could set him up for the playoffs. After Saturday's start, Weaver will now get the ball next Friday and then in Game 1 of the ALDS.
Sep 18 - 7:11 PM

Jered Weaver has been scratched from Thursday's start against the Mariners.

It's not injury-related, as the Angels wrapped up the division Wednesday night and will give him a day to rest after the celebration. It will also allow them to line him up as they want for the postseason. Wade LeBlanc will start instead Thursday.
Sep 18 - 4:09 PM

Jered Weaver won for the 17th time this season by limiting the Astros to one run in seven innings and striking out 12 on Saturday.

Weaver fell three strikeouts short of his career high, but it's just the third time in his career that he's gotten to 12 and the first time since April 6, 2012 that he's even reached double figures. He's previous season high was nine against the White Sox in June. Weaver ended up throwing 101 pitches, 76 of them strikes. Even though his home run and walk rates are up this year, he's the AL leader in wins and he has a 3.50 ERA.
Sep 14 - 1:23 AM

Jered Weaver held the Indians to three runs over six innings Monday to earn his 16th victory.

Weaver was staked to a big six-run lead after the top of the fifth inning, and the Angels wound up adding 12 total runs of support in the afternoon drubbing. Weaver's only major mistake was the two-run homer he surrendered to Lonnie Chisenhall in the bottom of the fifth. He'll carry a 16-8 record, 3.58 ERA, and 1.22 WHIP into his next start at home against the Astros.
Sep 8 - 4:32 PM

Jered Weaver shut the Athletics out over seven innings of work on Friday as the Angels enjoyed a 4-0 victory.

Weaver finished the seventh inning for the first time in over a month, finishing out the month of August on a high note. The right-hander limited the A's to just three hits and three walks while striking out three. He owns a 3.57 ERA, a 1.22 WHIP, and a 137/57 K/BB ratio, which he'll bring into a road start on Thursday against the Twins.
Aug 30 - 1:13 AM

Jered Weaver picked up his 14th victory of the season on Sunday, surrendering just three runs on eight hits over his 6 2/3 innings of work.

Weaver racked up eight strikeouts on the evening without issuing a free pass. He held the A’s bats at bay through the first six frames, until Alberto Callaspo blasted a two-run homer and Andy Parrino added a solo shot. Weaver will carry a 14-7 record, 3.72 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 134/54 K/BB ratio into Friday’s matchup against these same Athletics in Anaheim.
Aug 24 - 11:15 PM

Jered Weaver limited the Phillies to two runs on eight hits over six innings Wednesday in a 4-3 win.

The right-hander walked two and struck out five. Weaver really, really enjoys pitching against National League teams, going 10-1 with a 2.16 ERA in his last 18 starts since June 26, 2009. Overall, he improved to 13-7 with a 3.66 ERA and 1.21 WHIP. Weaver travels to Boston next time around.
Aug 14 - 1:06 AM

Jered Weaver allowed two runs on six hits over six innings in Sunday's win over the Rays.

Weaver was staked to a big lead and had little trouble with the sinking Rays en route to his 12th win. The right-hander walked four and struck out three along with his six hits allowed. Weaver will take a 3.59 ERA into Friday's start against another flailing team, the Red Sox.
Aug 3 - 7:04 PM

Jered Weaver was fortunate to go home with a no-decision, as he allowed six runs over five innings, but the Angels fell in 12 innings to the Orioles by a 7-6 margin.

Weaver had been pitching much better lately, allowing exactly two runs in each of his last three outings, but the Orioles were squaring him up well on Tuesday. The right-hander surrendered two home runs: a solo shot to Adam Jones, and a three-run shot to Nick Markakis. Overall, he yielded seven hits and walked four while striking out four. Now with a 3.62 ERA, a 1.16 WHIP, and a 114/42 K/BB ratio, Weaver will look to get back on track when he takes on the Rays in a road start on Sunday.
Jul 29 - 11:28 PM

Jered Weaver limited the Orioles to two runs on six hits over eight innings Wednesday in a 3-2 win.

He struck out six and walked zero. The Angels have won seven consecutive Weaver starts (with Weaver himself getting credit for four of those victories). The 31-year-old has encouragingly held the opposition in the ballpark in each of his last four starts, and six of his last seven. Weaver improves to 11-6 with a 3.36 ERA and 1.12 WHIP, numbers he'll take into a rematch with the Orioles on Tuesday.
Jul 24 - 1:10 AM

Jered Weaver limited the Rangers to two runs over seven innings Saturday in an Angels victory.

Weaver walked three but gave up only four hits, showing no ill effects from the back injury that forced him from his start Monday against the Blue Jays. He wraps up the first half of the 2014 regular season with a 10-6 record, 3.45 ERA, and 1.13 WHIP.
Jul 12 - 10:42 PM

Angels manager Mike Scioscia reiterated Thursday that Jered Weaver (back) is feeling "fine" and will be ready to go for Saturday's start versus the Rangers.

"He feels good today," the skipper added. Weaver exited his last outing on Monday with tightness in his lower back, but it sounds like the ailment is no longer a concern. The right-hander owns a 3.50 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, and 93/33 K/BB ratio in 118 1/3 innings this season for the Angels.
Jul 10 - 6:32 PM

Jered Weaver (back) is expected to make his next scheduled start Saturday against the Rangers.

Weaver made an early departure from his outing Monday against the Blue Jays with tightness in his lower back, but he played catch Tuesday and felt fine. The right-hander owns a 3.50 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, and 93/33 K/BB ratio in 118 1/3 innings this season for the Angels.
Jul 10 - 11:29 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Hank Conger
3John Buck
1B1Albert Pujols
2B1Howie Kendrick
SS1Erick Aybar
2John McDonald
3Shawn O'Malley
3B1Gordon Beckham
2Luis Jimenez
LF1Josh Hamilton
2Grant Green
CF1Mike Trout
2Tony Campana
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Collin Cowgill
3Brennan Boesch
DH1David Freese
2C.J. Cron
3Efren Navarro
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jered Weaver
2C.J. Wilson
3Hector Santiago
4Matt Shoemaker
5Garrett Richards
6Tyler Skaggs
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Huston Street
2Joe Smith
3Jason Grilli
4Kevin Jepsen
5Joe Thatcher
6Mike Morin
7Fernando Salas
8Yoslan Herrera
9Michael Roth
10Cam Bedrosian
11Cory Rasmus
12Vinnie Pestano
13Sean Burnett
14Brian Moran