Monday, April 11, 2016

Jered Weaver Comes Through for the Angels

Weaver's been fighting the hate on social media and has been reassuring critics his stuff's back up to 100 percent.

So, he sure proved himself healthy and capable in yesterday's 3-1 victory over Texas.

It was nice.

At the O.C Register, "Weaver and his 84 mph fastball help Angels split series with Rangers":

ANAHEIM – Jered Weaver heard the same question from the same chorus for most of spring training.

Can a big-league starting pitcher still get outs, even with a fastball that fails to move much past 80 mph?

At least on Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium, the answered appeared to be yes.

Weaver delivered a gutsy performance in his season debut, giving up six hits and one run over six innings, in the Angels’ 3-1 victory over the Texas Rangers to split a four-game series.

“I can pitch like that for the rest of the season,” Weaver said, “but I only know it’s going to get better.”

The Angels improved to 2-4 and avoided what would have equaled their worst start through six games in franchise history...
Thank goodness, sheesh.

Keep reading.