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Encyclopedia > Jered Weaver
Jered Weaver
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim — No. 36
Starting Pitcher
Born: October 4, 1982 (1982-10-04) (age 24)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Major League Baseball debut
May 27, 2006 for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Selected MLB statistics
(through April 29, 2007)
Win-Loss     12-5
Earned Run Average     2.91
Strikeouts     125

Jered David Weaver (born October 4, 1982 in Northridge, California), is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... In Major League Baseball, a win (denoted W) is generally credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when they last took the lead. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Northridge is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Ballpark Angel Stadium of Anaheim (2004–present) a. ...


Jered attended college at Long Beach State University where he was the 2004 College Baseball's Golden Spikes Award winner. He also won college baseball's top pitching honor, the Roger Clemens Award. He was also named first-team All-American by Baseball America in 2004 as a starting pitcher. Weaver went 37-9 at Long Beach State and was 15-1, with a 1.62 ERA in his last season with 213 strikeouts and just 21 walks in 144 innings. California State University, Long Beach (also known as Long Beach State, Cal State Long Beach, CSULB, LBSU or The Beach!) is the largest campus of the California State University system and the second largest university in the state of California. ... The Golden Spikes Award is awarded annually to the best amateur player. ... Roger Clemens Award Roger Clemens pitching for the Houston Astros in 2004. ...


Younger brother of Seattle Mariners pitcher Jeff Weaver, Jered was drafted in the 1st round (12th pick overall) by the Angels in 2004. He and his agent, Scott Boras (who also represents the elder Weaver), held out until the end of May 2005 to sign which resulted in Jered getting a $4 million dollar signing bonus (which was actually much less than what they were originally looking for). Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) The Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths... Major League Baseball player Jeffrey Weaver. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Jered was on the fast track to the Major Leagues just like his brother Jeff was, spending just over one month in single A before being promoted to AA. His minor league stats after less than one season include 7 wins, a 3.91 ERA, and 95 strikeouts over 76 innings.


He made his MLB debut on Saturday, May 27, 2006, starting against the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched seven shutout innings, striking out five, and earning the victory. This was followed with three more consecutive victories. Despite his success, when Bartolo Colón returned from the disabled list, Weaver was bumped out of the rotation and sent back down to the minors. He was recalled to the majors on June 30, 2006, when the Angels designated his brother, Jeff, for assignment. May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Bartolo Colón (born May 24, 1973 in Altamira, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic) is a Cy Young Award-winning starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. ... In baseball, the disabled list (a. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... Designated for assignment is a contractual term used in Major League Baseball. ... Major League Baseball player Jeffrey Weaver. ...


After going undefeated at the start of his Major League career, tying the American League record of nine wins without a loss to start a career set by Whitey Ford in 1950, Jered recorded his first loss on August 24, 2006 when he lost to the Boston Red Sox, despite allowing only one earned run in seven innings pitched, a home run to David Ortiz. He lost his second consecutive game to the Seattle Mariners on August 26, 2006, in which he gave up back-to-back homeruns to Ichiro Suzuki and Chris Snelling to begin the first inning. He went on to surrender five earned runs in 4 2/3 innings. American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... Edward Charles Whitey Ford (born October 21, 1928) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... David Ortiz (IPA , or roughly or-TEES, according to Latin American pronunciation) (born November 18, 1975 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, as David Américo Ortiz Arias), is a Major League Baseball designated hitter who plays for the Boston Red Sox (since 2003). ... Ichiro Suzuki ), often known simply as Ichiro ), is the center fielder for the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team. ... Christopher Doyle Snelling is the current right fielder for the Seattle Mariners baseball team. ...


He has an exceptionally straight fastball which he can control very well, as well as a changeup and a slider. He also throws sidearm occasionally for a strikeout or to fool hitters. The fastball is the most common type of pitch in baseball. ... A changeup is a type of pitch in baseball. ... In baseball, a slider, or nickel curve, is a pitch halfway between a curveball and a fastball, with less break but more speed than the curve. ... This article is about the method of throwing. ...


Trivia

  • Before the start of each game, he writes "EHH" on the back of the mound in honor of his deceased maternal grandparents, Ed and Helen Hamlin.
  • Attended Simi Valley High School in Simi Valley, California.
  • On February 9, 2007 he and his brother had their jersies retired by Simi Valley High School in a basketball game between Royal High and Simi High.
  • Jered is on the cover of MVP 07: NCAA Baseball, in his college uniform.
  • At Game 5 of the 2006 World Series Jered was seen wearing a Cardinals jacket and hat while watching his brother Jeff pitch

Simi Valley High School is a secondary school located in Simi Valley, California which was established in 1920 as the first high school in the valley. ... Simi Valley is an incorporated city located in the extreme southeast corner of Ventura County, California, bordering the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles in the Greater Los Angeles Area. ... Simi Valley High School is a secondary school located in Simi Valley, California which was established in 1920 as the first high school in the valley. ... Dates October 21, 2006–October 27, 2006 MVP David Eckstein (St. ...

External links

  • Jered Weaver at ESPN.com
  • Jered Weaver Minor League Splits and Situational Stats
  • Jered Weaver Interview at Baseball Digest Daily - August 2005
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Coaching Staff Manager: Mike SciosciaBench: Ron RoenickePitching: Mike ButcherHitting: Mickey HatcherBullpen: Orlando MercadoFirst Base: Alfredo GriffinThird Base: Dino Ebel
Rotation Bartolo ColónKelvim EscobarJohn LackeyErvin SantanaJered Weaver
Bullpen Chris Bootcheck • Héctor Carrasco • Dustin MoseleyDarren OliverFrancisco RodríguezScot Shields
Catchers José Molina • Mike Napoli
Infielders Erick AybarOrlando CabreraChone FigginsShea HillenbrandHowie KendrickCasey KotchmanRobb QuinlanKendry Morales
Outfielders Vladimir GuerreroGary Matthews, Jr.Tommy MurphyReggie Willits
Disabled List: Garret AndersonMaicer IzturisJustin Speier

 
 

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