Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 5/3/12
Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels has thrown a no-hitter against the Minnesota Twins. His final was 9 innings, 121 pitches 9 strikeouts and one walk to Josh Willingham in the 7th (Chris Parmalee reached on an error). What makes the no-hitter even sweeter for Weaver is that he was able to do it at home. Last season, Weaver signed a five-year $85mm extension that many around the league felt was a huge hometown discount as he would have received well over $100mm on the open market. When Weaver was asked after throwing his no-hitter, he stated “This is why I stayed here, for you guys.” It was Weaver's first career no-hitter, though he joined with reliever Jose Arredondo on an eight-inning no-hitter the Angels lost at the other LA team in 2008. Last season, also on a Wednesday, teammate Ervin Santana also pitched a no-hitter against the Indians. Earlier this season, Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox pitched a perfect game. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
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