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Angels' Jered Weaver continues to struggle as Giants get to him early
Angels' Jered Weaver continues to struggle as Giants get to him early

Mike Scioscia went with an unorthodox lineup Sunday, batting pitcher Jered Weaver eighth and struggling catcher Chris Iannetta ninth against the San Francisco Giants, a move that seemed to buoy the 6-foot-7 right-hander. "He's pumped," the Angels manager said when asked how Weaver felt about hitting eighth. "He's walking a little taller." Not for long. The Giants ambushed Weaver in AT&T Park, belting three of his first eight pitches for two home runs and a triple en route to a 5-0 victory that completed a three-game sweep and dropped the Angels seven games behind the upstart Houston Astros in the American League West. The loss also raised serious...

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