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Weight-room work paying off for Angels ace Jered Weaver
Weight-room work paying off for Angels ace Jered Weaver

One start after giving up a career-high-tying four home runs in a 7-4 loss at Houston, Angels ace Jered Weaver allowed four runs and three hits in 6 2/3 innings of an eventual 7-6 loss to the New York Mets on April 12, not a horrible start but not up to the veteran right-hander’s standards. “I felt good physically but wasn’t getting to where I needed to be,” said Weaver, who was 0-2 with a 5.79 earned run average after that game. “I came in and was really frustrated. I started throwing weights around again because what I was doing wasn’t working, and I knew I needed to get back to the way I used to lift.” For years, Weaver opted for weight...

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