Jered Weaver SP LAA 2 Months

Jered Weaver twirled three scoreless frames in a victory over the Cubs in his Cactus League debut on Friday.

Weaver allowed just one hit and punched out one in the outing. The 31-year-old hurler owns a 62-33 record, 2.84 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 690/192 K/BB ratio over 803 innings the past three seasons, and even with the decreased strikeouts represents a fantastic option as a third starter in mixed leagues.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver beat the A's by allowing one run in seven innings on Wednesday.

Dane De La Rosa and Ernesto Frieri finished out the 3-1 game. Weaver, who missed his last start with a forearm strain, moved to 11-8 with a 3.27 ERA for the season. Despite the diminished velocity, he was still very effective while on the mound, especially late in the season. Today's quality start was his sixth in a row.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver (forearm) threw a bullpen session with no issues Monday.

Unless he has a setback over the next couple days, he'll get the ball on Wednesday against the A's. Weaver missed his last turn with a strained forearm, but he's obviously feeling much better.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver (forearm) threw a bullpen session with no issues Sunday.

Weaver was scratched from a start last Friday due to a strained forearm, but the Angels remain optimistic that he'll miss just the one run. He's in line to start Wednesday against the A's, but Matt Shoemaker will get another shot if he has a setback.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver (forearm) was able to avoid an MRI exam, and hopes to make his next scheduled start on Wednesday.

Weaver was scratched from Friday's scheduled outing against the Mariners due to soreness in his forearm, but the team didn't believe it was serious enough to require an MRI. He'll play catch on Saturday, and as long as everything goes smoothly, he'll make his final start of the season against against the A's on Wednesday.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver (forearm) was scratched from Friday's scheduled start against the Mariners for precautionary reasons.

The Angels don't want to take any chances at this point of the season, but he's only expected to miss one turn and pitch next Wednesday. Weaver has a 3.36 ERA and 115/36 K/BB ratio over 147 1/3 innings this season.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver has been scratched from his start Friday against the Mariners due to forearm tightness.

Matt Shoemaker will start in his place. Weaver also had some forearm problems earlier this year and it would come as no surprise to hear the Angels are shutting him down. The 30-year-old right-hander has posted a 3.36 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 115/36 K/BB ratio in 147 1/3 frames.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver held the Astros to two runs in six innings Saturday in the Angels' 6-2 victory.

Weaver experienced a bit of right forearm tightness during his start earlier this week against the Rays, but the discomfort did not return on Saturday night and he only made a couple of mistakes against a weak Astros lineup. The 30-year-old right-hander is 10-8 with a 3.36 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 115/36 K/BB ratio in 147 1/3 innings (23 starts) this season. He is scheduled to face off against the Mariners next.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 7 Months

Jered Weaver (forearm) threw a bullpen session with no issues Thursday.

Weaver dealt with a little forearm tightness in his last start, but it's not an issue. He'll take the ball against the Astros on Monday.

Jered Weaver SP LAA 8 Months

Jered Weaver dealt with some right forearm tightness during Monday's start.

It's certainly not ideal, but the good news is that Angels manager Mike Scioscia considers the ailment manageable and expects Weaver to be fine for his next start. Weaver boasts a 3.38 ERA and 1.15 WHIP over 22 outings this season.