• Weaver said his right forearm, which got a little tight during his start in Minnesota on Monday, feels perfectly fine. He threw a bullpen Thursday and will take the ball against the Astros on Saturday.
• Trout served as the designated hitter for the second time in the Angels' three-game series at Rogers Centre as an extra precaution against the turf. Scioscia said Trout had been occasionally experiencing some tightness in his lower left leg but would play center field basically every day the rest of the season.
• Tommy Hanson had a second straight encouraging start for Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday, pitching 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball on four hits and four walks while striking out four. But Scioscia said Hanson's "ball-strike ratio wasn't great" and remained non-committal about Hanson's role on the Major League club down the stretch.
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