Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/9/13
According to SB Nation, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim starting pitcher and ace Jered Weaver will be sidelined for the next 4 to 6 weeks with a broken elbow. The Los Angeles Angels‘ rotation took a serious hit Tuesday as right-hander Jered Weaver was diagnosed with a broken left elbow that will sideline him for four to six weeks, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The right-hander injured his non-throwing arm Sunday evening while diving (more falling, really) out of the way of a line drive off the bat of Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland. Weaver left the game immediately and initially thought he had just jammed or hyperextended the elbow when he hit the ground. Initial X-rays didn’t indicate a fracture. However, further testing done on Monday showed that the 30-year-old does indeed have a break in his non-throwing elbow, and he will be on the disabled list for at least the next month as a result. This is a massive blow to an Angels starting rotation that was weak to begin with. The Angels will have to depend heavily on their offense going forward because they’re probably going to be giving up a lot more runs now.
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