Struggling Jered Weaver goes on DL with left hip inflammation

Jered Weaver

Jered Weaver/Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Angels

 

Angels right-handed pitcher Jered Weaver has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left hip. The Angels recalled outfielder Alfredo Marte from Triple-A Salt Lake City.

Weaver, a former member of the Long Beach State Dirtbags, is having his worst season. He is 4-8 with a career-high ERA of 4.75. Weaver’s highest ERA over the course of a full season is 4.33 in 2008 when he went 11-10.

Weaver in 2014 was 18-9 with an ERA of 3.59. The lowest ERA of his 10-year career was 2.41 in 2011, when he went 18-8.

Weaver on Saturday pitched 5 2/3 innings and gave up four earned runs in the Angels’ 4-1 loss at Oakland.

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