Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 7/2/12
Despite having missed three weeks with a back injury, Jered Weaver has made a good case in his last two outings to start the All-Star game for the American League. A visit to Cleveland has the chance to improve those odds. Weaver looks to win his third straight start overall and remain unbeaten at Progressive Field when the Los Angeles Angels open a three-game series against the Indians on Monday night. Weaver (8-1, 2.31 ERA) was one of four Angels named to the AL All-Star team Sunday. The right-hander started last year's Midsummer Classic, and may be in consideration for the honor again with the AL's second-best ERA and the league's lowest opponent batting average at .193. After spending most of June on the disabled list, Weaver has returned in strong fashion. He went six scoreless innings against San Francisco on June 20, then allowed one run and struck out six in 6 2-3 innings of a 13-1 win at Baltimore on Wednesday. Cleveland couldn't muster any runs off Weaver on April 27. He s...
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