Jered Weaver was surrounded. There were baserunners at every corner and trouble everywhere he looked.
He didn't panic or crumble. He did something about it.
Weaver squirmed out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and pitched into the eighth to remain unbeaten in Cleveland, leading the Angels to a 3-0 win over the Indians on Monday night.
About to lose his shutout, maybe the lead and possibly the game in the seventh, Weaver calmly got three quick outs.
''What he did was awesome.'' said second baseman Howie Kendrick. ''That's why he's our ace.''
Weaver (9-1) allowed five singles, struck out two and improved to 5-0 with 1.52 ERA in eight career starts at Progressive Field. Scott Downs worked out of a mess in the eighth and pitched the ninth for his seventh save.
The Indians loaded the bases in the seventh off Weaver, who got a forceout at the plate, foul pop and strikeout to end Cleveland's best threat.
''I don't know the last time that happened, me getting out of someth...