Angels banking on Weaver

Long Beach State right-hander Jered Weaver, who was drafted No. 12 by the Angels, has major-league stuff already.

Originally Published: June 7, 2004
By Tony Gwynn | Special to ESPN Insider
Long Beach State right-hander Jered Weaver, who was selected No. 12 by the Anaheim Angels in Monday' draft, has major-league stuff already. He has three quality pitches (fastball, slider, changeup).

I don't believe the Angels will rush Weaver to the majors, but he dominated college hitters. He doesn't have a blazing fastball, though 93 mph to 94 is still good.


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