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Boxscore Breakdown #148: Bringing the heat – Angels 5, Astros 2

Ladies and gentlemen, Jered Weaver is once again bringing the heat. Well, by his standards. In last night’s game, we saw something from Jered that we haven’t seen in quite some time: fastballs “blazing” in at 91 MPH. Not just one, but like several. SEVERAL! This is a huge development. All we’ve heard about the last few years is Jered’s steadily declining velocity, but...
Via Monkey with a Halo
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jered Weaver, Mike Trout lead Angels to win over Astros

Angels starter Jered Weaver retired Houston Astros leadoff hitter Robbie Grossman on a grounder to start Saturday night’s game at Angel Stadium. He struck out Jose Altuve and then Chris Carter to end a very impressive first inning. Thirteen pitches, thirteen strikes. Weaver then got a two-strike count to the Astros’ Jason Castro to start the second inning before throwing his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels win 10th straight, magic number down to four

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Angels 5-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night marked the 10th straight win for the club, their longest winning streak since 2002. The Angels, who hold an 11-game lead in the AL West, magic number for clinching the division title is now four. On Saturday, Jered Weaver picked up his American League-leading 17th win by...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Angels won (09/13): Weaver strikes out 12 in vintage outing

Angels' ace Jered Weaver dazzled in one of his finest performances of the season while Mike Trout teed off on the Astros pitching in Saturday night's 5-2 win at Angel Stadium.  Weaver became the first pitcher in the American League to reach 17 wins, doing so in a four-hit, one-run performance, highlighted by 12 strikeouts to match his career-high. It was vintage Weaver and...
Via Fox Sports West
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Power Rankings: Week 23

Jered Weaver has been dominant for the Los Angeles Angels (via gettyimages) Is it any doubt who is the best team in Major League Baseball? The Los Angeles Angels continue to win day after day, playing a step ahead of the rest, which is why they rank first in this week’s edition of Grandstand U’s MLB Power Rankings. No team wants to face the Angels now, but unfortunately for the...
Via Grandstand University
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jered Weaver, ace no more

I love Jered Weaver. You love Jered Weaver. Love only goes so far though. It is high time we set that love aside and admit what we’ve all known but been to ashamed to admit: Jered Weaver isn’t an ace anymore. This has been something of a debate in the Angelsphere this year. Is Weaver the ace or Garrett Richards the ace? A lot of that answer depends on your definition of “ace...
Via Monkey with a Halo
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback pictures of your favorite MLB players

MLB Playoffs are right around the corner, players are stepping their game up to help their team reach the World Series. We see these players everyday, up to bat or making a great field. But what did they look like years ago when they were kids, before they made it to the big leagues? Lets rewind a little and take a look at these ball players back in the day! Andrew McCutchen Team...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels win; keep fingers crossed for Jered Weaver

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Fingers are crossed. If the Angels are lucky, nothing is seriously wrong with Jered Weaver. If there is, it could be a worrisome loss. On a night of historic importance for the franchise, Weaver tweaked his lower back in the second inning of the Angels' 5-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. He was forced to exit before the start of the third inning, but there...
Via Fox Sports West
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jered Weaver leaves game with lower back tightness

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Angels pitcher Jered Weaver left Monday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays after two innings because of what the team said was "lower back tightness." Weaver, 9-6 with a 3.56 ERA, has had an injury-free season, although he has had back issues in the past. He worked two perfect innings against the Blue Jays, then went to the mound for the third...
Via Fox Sports West
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Weaver honors team orthopedist on mound

Jered Weaver returned for the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday after spending nearly two months on the disabled list. The All-Star pitcher was perfect for the first four innings and threw six innings of one-run ball in the Angels’ 4-3 win over the Dodgers. Weaver earned his first win of the season, and he also [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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