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Bulked-up Angels ace Jered Weaver looks to pitch deeper in games
Bulked-up Angels ace Jered Weaver looks to pitch deeper in games

Fans of Angels ace Jered Weaver will have a little more to love in 2015. The lanky 6-foot-7 right-hander, whose weight dipped to as low as 199 pounds last season, has bulked up to 224 pounds this winter, six pounds heavier than he’s ever been. “Numbers-wise, it was all right,” Weaver said of a 2014 season in which he went 18-9 with a 3.59 earned-run average, striking out 169 and walking 65 in 213 1/3 innings. “But from a personal standpoint, me being ultra-competitive, I want to get deeper in games. “The bullpen helped me a lot last year. I just want to gain some strength. I went on a different weight-lifting program last year, and it’s been paying...

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