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Weaver strong coming off DL for Angels in 4-3 Freeway Series win over Dodgers

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver throws to the plate during the first inning of their baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver throws to the plate during the first inning of their baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Chris Capuano throws to the plate during the first inning of their baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Chris Capuano throws to the plate during the first inning of their baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Chris Capuano throws out Los Angeles Angels' Alberto Callaspo at first during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Chris Capuano throws out Los Angeles Angels' Alberto Callaspo at first during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)  (The Associated Press)

Jered Weaver pitched six strong innings in his first start in nearly eight weeks, Mark Trumbo hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Dodgers 4-3 on Wednesday night in the Freeway Series.

The Angels tied a season high with their fifth straight victory at home while snapping a two-game skid.

Weaver (1-1) allowed one run and five hits, struck out seven and walked none in his first home start of the season and 100th of his career at Angel Stadium.

The right-hander came off the disabled list, where he'd been since April 9 with a broken left elbow that occurred when he was trying to get out of the way of a line drive at Texas.

Chris Capuano (1-4) gave up three runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings, struck out two and walked four.