Rob Scahill

Jered Weaver has another effective start in Angels' 9-2 win over Pirates

Jered Weaver has another effective start in Angels' 9-2 win over Pirates

The man continues to trudge along, approaching 2,000 career innings, dealing with degenerative changes in his vertebrae, and trying to get by with far less velocity than most of his counterparts. So, no, Jered Weaver is not feeling 100%.

“But when you’re 33 years old and have a lot of innings, you don’t feel 100% all the time,” the Angels right-hander said after his start Friday night. “I’m still working to get back to feeling better than 55%.”

Fractioned, bisected and divided, Weaver still held Pittsburgh to two runs over six innings. He did not dominate, yielding back-to-back home runs in the second inning on mislocated fastballs. He...

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