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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels lost ace Jered Weaver after just three batters with a lower back injury Monday night, but Mark Trumbo and the Angels' offense helped overcome that adversity in a 9-8 win over the New York Yankees in a wild opener of a three-game series. Trumbo hit a walk-off home run off Cory Wade to open the ninth inning, the third game-ending hit of Trumbo's career. The Angels earned their seventh consecutive victory. In his last home start on May 2, Weaver threw a no-hitter against the Minnesota Twins. However, his start Monday was nearly the exact opposite. Weaver allowed hits to the first two batters of the game, Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson, and Alex Rodriguez followed with a smash that shortstop Erick Aybar booted, allowing Jeter to score the game's first run. Weaver threw one pitch to cleanup hitter Robinson Cano, a ball, but landed awkwardly in his delivery off the mound. "As I released the ball, I couldn't bend ove...
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Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain, the team announced Tuesday.
Weaver was forced to leave Monday's game against the Yankees after just 12 pitches due to the injury. The team has called up Garrett Richards to replace him.
The two-time All-Star was in visible pain after he attempted to throw a warm-up pitch...
ANAHEIM, Calif. Justas they begin their toughest stretch of games this season, the Angels got thebad news: Ace starter Jered Weaver is going on the disabled list with a strainin his lower back and inflammation in a disk.
The Angels were expectedto make the move official late Tuesday afternoon and have already recalledpitcher Garrett Richards from Triple-A Salt Lake.
Angel ace Jered Weaver came out of Monday's game after 12 pitches, injuring his lower back while throwing a first-inning strike to New York Yankees cleanup hitter Robinson Cano.
After delivering a 1-0 pitch, Weaver leaped off the mound in pain. Manager Mike Scioscia and a trainer ran out to Weaver, who tried to talk them into leaving him in the game.
But after tossing a warmup...
Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver has left his start against the Yankees in the first inning after injuring himself while pitching.
Weaver gave up two hits and a run Monday night before pulling up awkwardly after throwing a pitch to Robinson Cano. Weaver attempted to throw a warmup pitch before struggling again, and he went to the Angels' clubhouse with their training staff...
Mark Trumbo is swinging an amazing bat right now. Not only are his numbers impressive, but he looks going doing it too, hitting moon shots into the deep corners of the outfield seats (and outfield rocks), which is why now is the time to sell as high as you can. I was not extremely high on Trumbo coming into the season, as he seemed to me like a hitter with poor plate discipline and...
The copy editors at ESPN Mobile have struck again. The insensitive pricks that brought you Jeremy Lin's "***** in the armor" proudly present a celebration of Jered Weaver getting hurt. See the visual evidence for yourself, captured last night during the Yankees-Angels game courtesy of @TStevens80:
I doubt there was any ill intent meant with those headline choices...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels put ace Jered Weaver on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a lower-back injury, likely forcing last season's AL Cy Young runner-up to miss at least two starts.
The Angels recalled touted prospect Garrett Richards from Triple-A Salt Lake to take the rotation spot of Weaver, their most durable and dynamic starter of the past half...
Mark Trumbo has put the Angels offense on his back this year. His walk-off home run in last night’s game against the Yankees pushed his total for the season to eight and his wRC+ of 172 sits sixth in the league, trailing just Paul Konerko, Josh Hamilton, Joey Votto, David Wright and Carlos Ruiz. Most notably, Trumbo brings an OBP of .388 into Tuesday’s action just one year after...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mark Trumbo hit a game-ending homer to left, and the Los Angeles Angels overcame Jered Weaver's first-inning injury exit for their seventh consecutive victory, a wild 9-8 win over the New York Yankees on Monday night.
Trumbo doubled and tripled before launching the final pitch from Cory Wade (0-1) into the stands.
Howie Kendrick and Kendrys Morales drove...
The Los Angeles Angels have placed starting pitcher Jered Weaver on the 15-day DL, with a strained muscle in his back. The news was initially recanted by the Angels Twitter account, but a second tweet confirmed that Weaver would be heading to the DL, and that Garrett Richards would be replacing Weaver on the roster.
Weaver initially injured his back last night in the first inning...
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New York Yankees outfielders Curtis Granderson and Nick Swisher collided in the outfield while trying to catch a fly ball during Monday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. Your browser does not support iframes. It happened in the bottom of the third inning when Angels outfielder Mark Trumbo hit a deep fly ball to right-center field. Granderson ran over from center field...
Game 1: Tonight @ 9:05 PM - TV: YES/MLBN - Radio: WCBS
RHP Phil Hughes (4-5, 4.94) vs. RHP Jered Weaver (6-1, 2.61)
Game 2: Tuesday @ 10:05 PM - TV: YES - Radio: WCBS
LHP Andy Pettitte (2-1, 2.53) vs. RHP Dan Haren (2-5, 3.76)
Game 3: Wednesday @ 10:05 PM - TV: YES/ESPN2 - Radio: WCBS
RHP Ivan Nova (4-2, 5.69) vs. RHP Ervin Santana (2-6, 4.22)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo homered, Dan Haren pitched into the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their longest winning streak in nearly three years to eight games with a 5-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
Mike Trout hit a run-scoring triple for the Angels, who have won 11 of 15. After a rough start to a season of high...