Covering the Bases: Game 79

Major League Bastian


Angels 3, Indians…

FIRST: The thing about Angels ace Jered Weaver is, well, let’s have Indians manager Manny Acta handle this one:

“Every five days he does it to somebody different,” Acta said.

It would be dominate. Weaver did it again to the Indians on Monday night, spinning seven shutout innings en route to the win, making him 9-1 with a 2.13 ERA on the season. Weaver’s ERA peaked at 3.21 on April 11. It hasn’t been higher than 2.83 since then. It’s 1.04 over his last six outings.

Cleveland has certainly seen enough of the right-hander. He’s now 5-0 with a 1.52 ERA in eight career outings at Progressive Field. Weaver has spun 13 shutout innings against the Tribe this season.

“First of all, he can locate,” Acta explained. “It’s a perfect example for people who think that you need to throw hard up here to get…

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