Jered Weaver cannot throw his fastball fast anymore, and, on Sunday, he soon ascertained he could not throw even the slow fastballs where he wanted.
Presented with that truth and faced with the prospect of another failed outing in a season already testing his threshold for exasperation, he did the only other thing he could fathom: He barged in from the top. Weaver threw curveball after changeup after curveball and found rare success.
"The front door was locked, the backdoor was bolted," Weaver said. "So, I was coming in through the chimney today."
From center field, Mike Trout watched Santa Claus in awe as the Angels battered Baltimore, 10-2, at Angel...