The Angels are considering whether to use ace Jered Weaver on short rest in the first round of the American League playoffs.
With the American League West title secured Wednesday night, the Angels scratched Jered Weaver from Thursday night’s start against Seattle to give the ace some extra rest before his final two regular-season starts and line him up for Game 1 of the AL division series on Oct. 2.
Sometimes the best card in your hand is the one you've been holding the whole game. Just ask the Los Angeles Angels. The Halos dealt for closer Huston Street at the trade deadline, but didn't bring in any starters. Then they lost Garrett...Show More Summary
The Angels' lineup has been the story of their winning streak, which has now reached double digits.
Jered Weaver earned his AL-leading 17th win, Mike Trout homered twice and the Los Angeles Angels reduced their magic number for clinching the AL West to four with a 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
Jered Weaver became the AL's first 16-game winner, and the Los Angeles Angels did all their damage against Danny Salazar in one inning for their fifth straight win, 12-3 over the Cleveland Indians on Monday in a makeup game.
Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A's to three games.
Howie Kendrick delivered a go-ahead, two-run single in the sixth inning, and Jered Weaver pitched six resilient innings in the Los Angeles Angels' 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
KEY MOMENT: The patient Red Sox, who have seen more pitchers than any team in the majors, forced Angels starter Jered Weaver to labor through a 35-pitch third inning in which they scored three times. By the seventh inning, Weaver, who hadn't lost since mid-June, was gone. After the Angels put...
Mike Napoli homered against former batterymate Jered Weaver and Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Howie Kendrick celebrated his 31st birthday with three hits, including an RBI single during a four-run sixth inning as the Los Angeles Angels sent the Texas Rangers to their seventh straight loss, 5-2 on Saturday night.
Jered Weaver’s tight back appears to be healing without any issues. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said before Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays that Weaver is on track to start in his rotation spot Saturday.
Jered Weaver, pulled from Monday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays after two innings because of lower-back tightness, felt good enough to play catch Tuesday, but the Angels have not yet decided if their ace will make his next scheduled start Saturday in Texas.
Jered Weaver was perfect Monday night, retiring every Toronto batter he faced. Unfortunately for the Angels, their ace lasted only two innings; lower-back tightness forced Weaver out of the game before the third inning.
Albert Pujols, Howie Kendrick and Erick Aybar each had run-scoring hits in the fifth inning and five relievers helped fill in for an injured Jered Weaver, leading the Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday nigh...
Los Angeles Angels All-Star starting pitcher Jered Weaver exited Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with a back injury. The Angels' official Twitter account reported the news: Weaver pitched two perfect innings and struck out one batter before leaving the mound for the evening, suggesting this may be more than a precautionary move. Show More Summary
Angels ace Jered Weaver left Monday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays after two innings because of lower-back tightness, but the severity of the injury was not immediately known.
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols drove in two runs apiece, Jered Weaver pitched seven strong innings, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a perfect homestand with a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
Carlos Santana and Asdrubal Cabrera homered, and the Cleveland Indians ended Jered Weaver's unbeaten streak at Progressive Field with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
KEY MOMENT: With Yoenis Cespedes at second base in the sixth inning, Brandon Moss hit a dribbler to the right of Angels starter Jered Weaver. But with Weaver's delivery pulling his body to his left, Moss' soft hit went for an infield single and Cespedes reached third base. Cespedes then...