Jered Weaver on injury: “It felt like somebody stabbed me in the back”


Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver left his start against the Yankees in the first inning Monday night after just 12 pitches with excruciating lower back pain. Weaver will have an MRI exam Tuesday, and manager Mike Scioscia isn't sure whether the

Jered Weaver left his start Monday after 12 pitches after a lower back strain. Angels reliever Bobby Cassevah came in to face the Yankees.

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When Jered Weaver limped off the mound after 12 pitches with lower back pain, the Yankees had an unexpected opportunity to face the Los Angeles Angels without their ace. Phil Hughes and the New York bullpen couldn't get enough people out to take

By Matt Brooks Weaver faced only four batters when he pulled up awkwardly on just his 12th pitch of the game. After walking around the mound, he attempted to throw a warmup pitch with minimal velocity and then left the field.

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