Jered Weaver combined with three relievers on a five-hitter, All-Star Mike Trout and Hank Conger homered and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-0 Sunday night for their 10th win in 12 games.
Weaver (3-4) allowed five hits, struck out six and walked two in 6 2-3 innings. It was his first outing since becoming a father on Friday, when he named his first child Aden David Weaver in honor of his late teammate and friend Nick Adenhart.
As he always does, Weaver scrawled the initials `NA' into the mound before his first pitch of each inning.
Weaver beat former teammate John Lackey (6-6), whose three-game winning streak ended. Lackey struck out nine in seven innings and was charged with two runs and five hits.
Ernesto Frieri pitched the ninth to earn his 22nd save in 24 chances.
Weaver gave up back-to-back hits to Jacoby Ellsbury and Daniel Nava to open the game, and then got out of the jam by retiring Dustin Pedroia on a liner to third base, and striking out David Or...