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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 pitch to catcher Bobby Wilson, it was obvious Weaver was in too much pain to continue. Frustrated, he walked off the mound and into the clubhouse.
Right-hander Bobby Cassevah came in to take his place.
Weaver (6-1), who pitched a no-hitter earlier this season, began the game tied for second in the American League in wins while owning a 2.61 earned-run average. Opponents are hitting just .190 against him.
Weaver was already behind, 1-0, when he left. Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson opened the game with singles, then Angels shortstop Erick Aybar booted Alex Rodriguez's sharp grounder into shallow center, allowing Jeter to score.
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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.
Jered Weaver got through 12 pitches against the Yankees on Monday night before he had to call it a night. The Angels ace had to leave his Memorial Day start eary after suffering some sort of back injury, the team announced. Weave is set to have an MRI on Tuesday. "It felt like somebody stabbed me in the back," Weaver said, according to The Associated Press. "I'...
Los Angeles ace Jered Weaver left his start against the New York Yankees in the first inning Monday night after throwing only 12 pitches due to pain in his lower back. After Weaver came out of his painful pitch and a hush fell over Angel Stadium, the frustrated hurler let out a scream that could be heard at Disneyland.
Weaver gave up two hits and a run before the awkward strike...
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...
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...
It's been a terrible holiday weekend for elite pitchers in MLB. Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay went down early in an outing against St. Louis and now you can add the Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver to the list.
Weaver left tonight's outing against the New York Yankees after 12 pitches. The Angels say Weaver suffered a lower back injury.
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...
ANAHEIM, Calif. Bad news has a way of lingering. It's like a summer cold, heavy and unrelenting. It makes you feel like it will never go away.
The Angels got some bad news Tuesday afternoon. They found out that their best starting pitcher, Jered Weaver, was put on the disabled list. He's out until at least June 13, maybe longer if the strain and spasms in his lower back...
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 to beat New York Yankees 9-8 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 walk-off hit of Trumbo'...
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)