ANAHEIM, Calif. Jered Weaver didnt stop celebrating until 3:30 in the morning. But several hours later, as he sat in the dugout reliving Wednesday nights no-hitter, he still wasnt ready for a good nights sleep.
Im still a little bit pumped up, he said. I wish I could go back out there again tonight, but my arm wouldnt let me.
Weaver and arm deserve a few nights off. His 121-pitch gem in a 9-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins marked the 10th no-hitter in Angels history and was the teams first individual no-hitter at home since Nolan Ryan in 1975.
The Hall of Fame called. Weaver will send his jersey and a game ball to Cooperstown, although he said hes keeping the ball that right fielder Torii Hunter caught for the final out of the game. Catcher Chris Iannetta will also send his game jersey, and Tim Mead, the Angels vice president of communications, collected several handfuls of dirt from the mound to send along.
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