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Weaver eyes win No. 1 in Detroit

(SportsNetwork.com) - Jered Weaver takes another shot at win No. 1 on Friday when the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim open a three-game series with the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.Weaver lost his first two starts of the season and did not get a decision his last tine out on Saturday against the New York Mets. The righty allowed four runs and three hits with four walks over 6 2/3 innings of that one, a 7-6 loss."I really thought Weav worked hard to get to that point in the game," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said of his decision. "His linescore was good, but his ball-strike ratio (99 pitches, 50 strikes) was as off as I've ever seen from Jered."Weaver has faced the Tigers 10 times and is 3-4 against them with a 4.97 ERA.Los Angeles avoided a sweep at the hands of the red-hot Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, as Chris Iannetta's solo home run to center field in the 12th inning lifted the Angels to an entertaining 5-4 victory.The Angels forced extra innings with a ninth-inning rally for t...

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