Jered Weaver

Jered Weaver #36

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 7"/210
  • Age: 33


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Jered Weaver Stats

7-12 4.64 159.0 90 1.23

Jered Weaver MLB Career Stats

138-81 3.40 1847.0 1495 1.16

Jered Weaver Bio

  • Full Name: Jered David Weaver
  • Born: 10/4/1982 in Northridge, CA
  • Draft: 2004, Anaheim Angels, 1st rd. (12th overall)
  • College: Long Beach State
  • Debut: May 27, 2006
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jeff Weaver
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2015 Stats 7 12 4.64 26 26 0 159.0 90 1.23
MLB Career Stats 138 81 3.40 291 291 0 1847.0 1495 1.16
  • Status: Active

Jered Weaver Changeup Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Angels AL 632 Changeup 77.19 77.53 1915.00 6.56 86.58
MLB Avg - - - Changeup 83.85 83.50 1735.00 6.10 86.15


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October 6, 2015 at 8:27 PM ET

Weaver takes step back in 2015

Angels right-hander Jered Weaver finished the 2015 regular season with a 7-12 record, a 4.64 ERA, a 1.23 WHIP and 90 strikeouts across 159 innings.

September 21, 2015 at 11:27 PM ET

Weaver can't solve Astros, takes 12th loss

Angels right-hander Jered Weaver lost after allowing five runs on nine hits and two walks with five strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings on Monday against the Astros.


Jered Weaver Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2010 LA Angels AL
2011 LA Angels AL
2012 LA Angels AL

AL Pitcher of the Month

Month Team League
04/2011 LA Angels AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/07/2012 LA Angels AL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Salt Lake PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Salt Lake PCL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/25/2006 Salt Lake PCL

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/17/2005 Rancho Cucamonga CAL
07/24/2005 Rancho Cucamonga CAL

Jered Weaver Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2009 3.75 9th in AL
2010 3.01 5th in AL
2011 2.41 2nd in AL
2012 2.81 3rd in AL
2014 3.59 22nd in AL


Season W Rank
2007 13 19th in AL
2009 16 7th in AL
2010 13 18th in AL
2011 18 3rd in AL
2012 20 1st in AL
2014 18 1st in AL


Season SO Rank
2008 152 16th in AL
2009 174 10th in AL
2010 233 1st in AL
2011 198 8th in AL
2012 142 24th in AL
2014 169 16th in AL


Season WHIP Rank
2008 1.28 19th in AL
2009 1.24 11th in AL
2010 1.07 3rd in AL
2011 1.01 2nd in AL
2012 1.02 1st in AL
2014 1.21 16th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2008 .254 17th in AL
2009 .246 11th in AL
2010 .222 6th in AL
2011 .212 5th in AL
2012 .214 1st in AL
2014 .239 13th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2008 30 24th in AL
2009 33 4th in AL
2010 34 1st in AL
2011 33 6th in AL
2012 30 24th in AL
2014 34 1st in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2009 4 3rd in AL
2011 4 4th in AL
2012 3 5th in AL
2014 1 15th in AL
2015 1 15th in AL


Season SHO Rank
2009 2 3rd in AL
2011 2 5th in AL
2012 2 3rd in AL
2015 1 6th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2009 211.0 10th in AL
2010 224.1 3rd in AL
2011 235.2 5th in AL
2012 188.2 20th in AL
2014 213.1 9th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2009 7.42 19th in AL
2012 6.77 13th in AL
2014 7.13 17th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2009 2.64 17th in AL
2012 3.16 24th in AL
2014 2.60 17th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2009 66 15th in AL
2014 65 10th in AL


Season H Rank
2009 196 13th in AL
2010 187 24th in AL
2014 193 16th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2009 26 11th in AL
2010 23 18th in AL
2014 27 2nd in AL
2015 24 13th in AL

Jered Weaver Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 9, 2015 Los Angeles Angels activated RHP Jered Weaver from the 15-day disabled list.
July 30, 2015 Los Angeles Angels sent RHP Jered Weaver on a rehab assignment to Inland Empire 66ers.
June 21, 2015 Los Angeles Angels placed RHP Jered Weaver on the 15-day disabled list. Left Hip Inflammation
May 29, 2013 Los Angeles Angels activated RHP Jered Weaver from the 15-day disabled list.
April 9, 2013 Los Angeles Angels placed RHP Jered Weaver on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 8, 2013. Nondisplaced fracture in his left elbow.
June 20, 2012 Los Angeles Angels activated RHP Jered Weaver from the 15-day disabled list.
May 29, 2012 Los Angeles Angels placed RHP Jered Weaver on the 15-day disabled list. Lower back strain
August 13, 2011 Los Angeles Angels activated RHP Jered Weaver.
August 6, 2011 RHP Jered Weaver suspended.
June 30, 2006 Los Angeles Angels activated RHP Jered Weaver.
June 16, 2006 Los Angeles Angels reassigned RHP Jered Weaver to the minor leagues.

Jered David Weaver Bio Info

Jered David Weaver...Attended Simi Valley (CA) HS and Long Beach (CA) State Univ...Originally signed by Angels' scout Bobby DeJardin...Inducted into Long Beach State Athletics Hall of Fame, November 9, 2011...Named Orange County Youth Sports Foundation's 2012 Sportsman of the Year...As Sports Ambassador for Special Olympics Southern California, Weaver participates in special events, is featured in Special Olympics PSA's and donates items for auctions to benefit the organization...9-0 career start was ranked as one of the "Top 10 Moments of 2006" by the LA Sports Council...Appeared on the cover of the Sony PlayStation game "MVP 07 NCAA Baseball"...Named to 2005 Regional Olympic Qualifying Team roster...Finished college career with 37-9 record and 2.43 ERA (370 IP-100 ER) in three seasons at Long Beach State University (CA)...Allowed 248 hits and 73 walks while posting school-record 431 career strikeouts...Is career leader for Big West Conference and 49ers in victories and is two-time first team All-American and co-Big West Player of the Year (along with teammate Abe Alvarez in 2003 and Cal State Fullerton's Jason Windsor in 2004)...In junior season, struck out 213 batters, setting new conference and school records for single season strikeouts (No. 6 in NCAA)...Posted 14 games with 10 strikeouts-or-more...Limited opponents to a .162 batting average, led the nation in wins and strikeouts and ranked third in ERA...Led Long Beach State (40- 21) to NCAA Division I Super Regional finish in 2004...Won record six Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball Player of the Week Awards and 13 Conference Pitcher of the Week honors, also won eight National Player of the Year Awards (Golden Spikes Award, Dick Howser Award, Roger Clemens Award, Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year, NCBWA, ABCA and in 2004...Lettered three years in baseball and two in basketball at Simi Valley High (CA)...Earned All-CIF, All-League and first team All-L.A. Times honors in baseball...Brother, Jeff, (who pitched for the Angels in part of 2006) pitched in the Major Leagues from 1999-2010 while cousin Jed plays football for Detroit Lions and cousin Dan played football at Oregon (2000-03).


Posted an 18-9 record and 3.59 ERA (213.1 IP - 85 ER) in 34 starts for Angels...Among American League leaders, ranked tied for first with 18 wins, tied for first with 34 starts, ninth with 213.1 innings pitched, and tied for ninth with a .667 winning percentage...Joined Lefty Grove (1925-33) as only A.L. pitchers with 10+ wins and 100+ strikeouts in each of first nine big league seasons...Is one of 17 pitchers in American League history to record 1400+ strikeouts within his first nine big league seasons...The list includes Hall-of-Famers Bert Blyleven, Jim Bunning, Bob Feller, Lefty Grove, Walter Johnson and Ed Walsh...Joined Nolan Ryan as only players with three 18+ win seasons as an Angel (Ryan reached the mark four times: 1972, 1973, 1974 & 1977)...Became one of three pitchers all-time to record 130+ wins and 1400+ strikeouts with fewer than 70 losses in his first nine big league seasons, joining Roy Oswalt and Dwight Gooden...Reached 100 strikeout mark in start July 18 vs. Seattle, becoming second pitcher in Angels history with nine straight seasons of at least 100 strikeouts recorded...Chuck Finley holds Club record with 12 straight 100+ strikeout seasons (1988-99)...Angels won each of his seven starts from June 21 - July 23...Pitched to a 4-0 record and 2.68 ERA (43.2 IP - 13 ER) in that span...In six July starts, went 3-0 with a 4.54 ERA (33.2 IP - 17 ER) and 28 strikeouts...Angels have won 22 of Weaver's 24 career home starts in the month of July...He owns a 17-1 home record in that span...Registered complete game victory May 21 vs. Houston, allowing one run on two hits...Marked first complete game since Aug. 6, 2012 and 12th of career...Surpassed Mike Witt for sole possession of third place on Angels all-time strikeouts list May 21...On Aug. 11, Weaver and wife Kristin welcomed their second child and first daughter to the family...Josie was born 7 lbs, 14 oz and 19 1/2 inches long.


Finished season at 11-8 with a 3.27 ERA (154.1 IP - 56 ER) in 24 starts, allowing 139 hits (17 HR) while walking 37 batters and striking out 117…Eighth straight season with at least 10 victories... Joined Nolan Ryan as the only Angels to win at least 10 games in eight consecutive seasons...Ryan and Chuck Finley are the only other Angels to record at least 10 wins in eight separate seasons... The 11 victories bring his career win total to 113 and claim third place on the Angels' all-time list, trailing only Chuck Finley (165) and Nolan Ryan (138)... One of four active Major Leaguers who have pitched their whole careers for one team and have tallied at least 100 wins, along with Detroit's Justin Verlander (137), Seattle's Felix Hernandez (110) and Boston's Jon Lester (100)... Recorded 117 strikeouts to move into sole possession of fourth place on the Angels' all-time strikeout list with 1,236 for his career…He now trails only Nolan Ryan (2,416), Chuck Finley (2,151) and Mike Witt (1,283) on the franchise's all-time list... Became third pitcher in AL history to have a winning record and at least 10 wins in each of his first eight seasons joining Addie Joss (1902-09) and Andy Pettitte (1995-2002)... Missed 45 team games on the disabled list from April 9th through May 29th with a non-displaced fracture to the left-side radial head (non-surgical) on his left arm…Suffered the injury on April 7 at Texas attempting to avoid a Mitch Moreland liner…Marked third DL stint of career... Streak of five straight seasons with at least 30 starts was snapped...His 24 starts are his fewest since making 19 during his rookie campaign in 2006 and his 11 wins are tied for fewest in a season in his career (also won 11 games in 2006 and 2008)... Made six interleague starts this season and went 3-1 with a 1.95 ERA (37 IP - 8 ER)…Three of his first four starts in 2013 came against National League opponents…Owns the best career ERA in interleague history (min. 125 innings pitched) at 2.45 (161.1 IP - 44 ER).Since 1992, Weaver's 59 wins at Angel Stadium are the most by any big league pitcher…Among actives, ranks second in the AL in career victories in his current home park (Verlander - 72 wins at Comerica Park)…Allowed just 12 earned runs in last 56 innings pitched at the Big A (1.93 ERA)... In nine starts from June 27-August 9, went 6-1 with a 1.72 ERA (62.2 IP - 12 ER) and 52 strikeouts... On July 5, Weaver and wife Kristin welcomed the birth of their first child, son Aden David Weaver…The spelling of the name is in honor of the late Nick Adenhart.

2012 Finished season 20-5 with three complete games, two shutouts and a 2.81 ERA (188.2 IP - 59 ER) in 30 starts...Allowed 147 hits (20 HR) while walking 45 batters and striking out 142...His 20 victories set a career high and tied for tops in AL...Just seventh Angel to reach 20-win plateau...Halos went 23-7 in his 30 starts...Logged 21 quality starts and pitched at least six innings in 24 of his 30 outings...Honored with Nick Adenhart Award for fourth consecutive season as Angels' top pitcher (as voted by teammates)...Among AL leaders, finished first in winning percentage (.800), opponents batting average (.214), WHIP (1.018) and hits per nine innings (7.0), tied for first in wins and third in ERA...800 winning pct. established a single-season club record...Tossed first career no-hitter, May 2 vs. Minnesota (10th overall no-hitter in club history)...Sixth Angels' no-hitter thrown at Angel Stadium, the first since a combined no-hitter by Mark Langston and Mike Witt, April 11, 1990 vs. Seattle...First individual no-hitter at Angel Stadium since Nolan Ryan June 1, 1975 vs. Baltimore...Final pitching line: 9 IP, 0 H, 1 BB, 9 SO, 121 pitches, 77 strikes...Put together string of nine straight wins in as many starts, June 20 - Aug. 6, coming one win shy of franchise-best mark set by Chuck Finley when he won 10 straight starts in 1997 (7/1-8/15)...Weaver won 10 decisions over 12 starts, longest win streak in AL in 2012...Recorded 1,000th career strikeout, April 16 vs. Oakland, becoming just eighth Angel to reach mark with the club...Joined sibling Jeff as sixth brother tandem in MLB history to reach 1,000 strikeouts...Earned 100th career victory, Sept. 18 vs. Texas, becoming sixth pitcher in franchise history to record 100-plus wins with the club...Finished first half at 10-1 with a 1.96 ERA, first pitcher since Sandy Koufax (1963-64) to tally 10+ first-half wins and a sub 2.00 ERA in consecutive seasons (11-4, 1.86 in 2011 at ASB)...Earned third straight All-Star selection, becoming first Halo to get nod three straight seasons since Vladimir Guerrero (2005-07)...Went 6-0 in July, just eighth AL pitcher since 1921 to go 6-0 or better in July...First Angel to win six-plus games in calendar month since Finley won seven in July of 1997...Missed 19 games (May 29-June 20) on disabled list with a lower back strain and spasms, just second DL stint of his career and first since start of 2007 season. 2011 Finished 2011 season 18-8 with a 2.41 ERA (235.2 IP - 63 ER) in 33 starts with Angels...His 18 wins and 235.2 IP represent career-bests while he finished two strikeouts shy of second consecutive 200+ strikeout season...Among A.L. leaders, finished second in ERA, third in wins, tied for fourth in complete games and eighth in strikeouts...Signed five-year contract extension, July 19, keeping him in an Angels uniform until 2016...Threw 7+ IP and allowed one ER or less in an MLB best 17 starts...Struck out a career-high 15 batters, April 10 vs. Toronto, becoming first Angel pitcher to record 15 strikeouts in a game since Chuck Finley (May 23, 1995 vs. NYY) and first Halo right-hander to notch 15 K's since Mike Witt in 1984 (16 K's, July 23, 1984 vs. SEA)...Marked 18th time in club history an Angel pitcher has reached 15 punch outs (non extra-inning game) and the sixth Angel pitcher to achieve feat...With fourth victory, April 15 at Chicago, set an MLB record for the earliest calendar date on which a starting pitcher has won his fourth game...The last starting pitcher to register four wins in his team's first 13 games was Roger Clemens with Boston in 1991...Became just the fourth pitcher (fifth occurrence) in ML history to go 6-0 in March/April...Tossed fifth career complete game, April 25 vs. Oakland, his second complete game in as many starts...Became first Angel to throw a complete game in back-to-back starts since John Lackey in 2006...Set a new club record in 2011 tossing 15 straight quality starts...Also became first pitcher in club history to notch six victories in club's first 23 games...Last ML pitcher to accomplish feat was Randy Johnson in 2002...Joined teammate Dan Haren as the first two pitchers to post a sub-1.00 ERA through their team's first 12 games since Maddux and Glavine in 1998...Became first pitcher since Pedro Martinez in 2000 (13-4, 1.46) to notch 12-or-more victories with a sub-2.00 ERA after his first 20 starts...Joined Frank Tanana as the only two Halos in club history to notch 10 wins with a sub-2.00 ERA on or before July 2...Named to second consecutive All-Star Team, becoming the first Angels starting pitcher named to consecutive All-Star teams since Chuck Finley in 1995 & 1996...Made start for A.L. squad, becoming just the fifth Angels hurler to start the mid-summer classic (Chance, McBride, Ryan, Langston)...His 1.86 ERA at the All-Star break was the lowest such mark in club history (minimum 19 starts)... Had club-record streak of 15 consecutive quality starts end August 13 at Toronto, when he matched his career-high (third time) allowing eight runs...Had allowed eight earned runs over previous seven starts combined...Threw 6+ IP while allowing seven hits-or-less in 25 straight starts (10/1/10 - 8/5/11), the longest such streak in MLB since 1919...Served six-game suspension, August 6-12, handed down by MLB for actions in July 31 game at Detroit. 2010 Completed fifth season with Angels, earning second consecutive Nick Adenhart Award for Pitcher of the Year after going 13-12 with a 3.01 ERA (224.1 IP - 75 ER) in 34 starts...Allowed 187 hits (23 HR) while walking 54 batters and striking out 233...Set career-highs and led club in starts, innings pitched and strikeouts while earning first career All- Star selection...Finished season as the Major League strikeout leader, becoming the first Angel to accomplish the feat since Nolan Ryan in 1977 (341)...His 233 strikeouts rank 10th in Angels' single-season history - most since Nolan Ryan's 260 strikeouts in 1978...Surpassing the 200 strikeout mark for first time in career, Weaver joined teammate Ervin Santana (2008) as only Angels to record 200-or-more strikeouts since 2000...Among league leaders, placed first in strikeouts, fifth in ERA, fourth in innings pitched, sixth in average against (.222), and first in home ERA...His 1.86 home ERA is the third lowest mark in Angels' history (min. 10 starts)...With 10th victory on August 1st, became the first Angel in club history to begin career with 10-or-more wins in each of first five seasons...With victory on August 6 notched 30th career road victory, becoming only the second pitcher in Angels history to win at least 30 of his first 50 road decisions (J. Washburn, 33-17)...With 11 strikeouts on August 29, notched fifth start of 2010 with 11-or-more strikeouts, becoming the first Angels hurler to do so since Nolan Ryan did it five times in 1979...Allowed three earned runs-or-less in 27 of 34 starts...Tossed six innings-or-more in 24 of final 25 starts...Posted a 2.32 ERA (50.1 IP - 13 ER) over his final seven starts. 2009 Completed fourth season with Angels and put together a career-year...Voted as honoree of inaugural Nick Adenhart Award for team Pitcher of the Year...Was 16-8 with four complete games, two shutouts and a 3.75 ERA (211 IP - 88 ER) in 33 starts...Set career bests leading Halos in wins, starts, innings pitched, complete games and strikeouts (174)...Among AL leaders, ranked T3rd in CG's (4), tied for 7th in wins, 9th in ERA, 10th in innings pitched and 10th in strikeouts...Earned victory in first start, April 10 vs. Red Sox, club's first game following tragic death of Nick Adenhart (6-3 win; 6.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 SO)... Recorded first career complete game, May 7 vs. Blue Jays (6-1 win; 9 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 8 SO)...Tossed another complete game 10 days later at Rangers, May 17 (3-0 loss; 8 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO)...Recorded first career shutout vs. Padres, June 14 (6-0 win; 9 IP, 5 H, 1 BB, 5 SO)...Shutout capped four-game win streak in which he posted a 1.20 ERA (30 IP - 4 ER)...Faced brother Jeff Weaver (Dodgers), June 20th, becoming eighth brother-tandem in ML history (21st overall occurrence) to face off as starting pitchers and first since Alan and Andy Benes in 2002...Entered All-Star break with 10-3 record...Recorded careerhigh 11 strikeouts in two-straight starts, August 2 at Twins and August 8 vs. Rangers...Became first Angels pitcher with 10 or more strikeouts in consecutive starts since John Lackey had 10 strikeouts in three consecutive starts in 2006 (July 2-14)... Posted fourth career complete game at Cleveland, August 19 (9 IP, 7 H, 1 BB, 2 SO)...Went 9-3 record at home with a 2.90 ERA (115 IP - 37 ER) compared to 7-5 with a 4.78 ERA (96 IP - 51 ER) on the road...His 2.90 ERA at Angel Stadium was 5th best home ERA in AL...Had six consecutive scoreless inning streaks of nine or more, with a high of 11, twice. 2008 Completed third season with Angels...Was 11-10 with a 4.33 ERA (176.2 IP - 85 ER) in career-high 30 starts...Logged career-best 152 strikeouts and 176.2 IP...Scratched from Sept. 5 start at Chicago and Sept. 9 vs. New York due to laceration of finger tips on middle and ring fingers of right hand...Injury occurred when fingers were cut by staples on underside of dugout bench at Comerica Park in Detroit...Dropped 1-0 decision vs. Los Angeles, June 28 at Dodger Stadium, combining with Jose Arredondo on eight inning (unofficial) no-hitter...Lone unearned run scored in fifth inning on two errors (Weaver & Jeff Mathis) and a sacrifice fly...Marked fifth time (second combined) in modern era of Major League Baseball that a team (first vs. Angels) has won without benefit of a hit and first since April 12, 1992 (first game of a doubleheader) - Indians beat Boston, 2-1, in Cleveland despite getting no-hit for 8.0 innings by Matt Young...Marked ninth time (second combined) Angels have held team hitless in a game and first since Mark Langston-Mike Witt, April 11, 1990 vs. Seattle (1-0 win)...Equaled career-best 8 IP (three times), June 10, 2008 vs. Tampa Bay (6-1 win) and May 24, 2008 at Chicago (2-0 win)...Also pitched 8 innings, Aug. 29, 2007 at Seattle...Has yet to lose three straight starts in career...Made first career Opening Day start, March 31, 2008 at Minnesota (3-2 loss; 6.1 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO)... Allowed fourth career first inning leadoff home run, April 22, 2008 at Boston (Jacoby Ellsbury)...Allowed fifth leadoff HR, July 22 vs. Cleveland (Grady Sizemore)...Was 5-0 with a 1.37 ERA (26.1 IP, 18 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 HR, 3 BB, 19 SO) in six Spring Training starts in 2008. 2007 Completed second season with Angels, registering 13-7 record and 3.91 ERA (161 IP - 70 ER) in 28 starts...Began season 15-day disabled list and was placed on DL March 31 (retroactive to March 23), due to recovery from biceps tendinitis...Recalled from rehab and activated from DL, April 17...Was 1-0 with a 0.82 ERA (11 IP - 1 ER) in two rehabilitation starts with single-A Rancho Cucamonga...Did not pitch in game with Angels this Spring Training...13 wins surpasses total from 2006 (11)...Pitched eight innings, Aug. 29 at Seattle, marking longest outing of career (8-2 win)...Won five straight decisions (seven starts), May 14-June 16...Posted 3.49 ERA (38.6 IP - 15 ER) during streak...Did not strike out a batter, June 10 at St. Louis, for lone time in a start in career (42 starts)...Career ERA reached above 3.00 for first time (3.04) in brief tenure after 28 starts...Last pitcher to keep ERA below 3.00 in first 27 appearances of career as starter only was Aaron Sele of Boston in 1993-94 (ERA topped 3.00 in 29th start - 3.09)...Limited opponents to three earned runs-or-less in 21 of 28 starts...Pitched into seventh inning-or-later eight times (5-1 record)...Allowed 17 home runs in 161 innings pitched (0.95 per 9 IP)...Strikeout high was nine, May 3 at Kansas City (6 IP)...Was 3-1 with a 3.82 ERA in May and 2-1 with a 2.01 ERA in June...Allowed first career grand slam, Aug. 18 at Boston (David Ortiz)...Walked 45 batters (3 IBB) and struck out 115 (1.60 BB & 4.11 SO per start)...Angels were 16-12 in his starts. 2006 In 2006, began second professional season at triple-A Salt Lake...Finished season with 6-1 record, two complete game shutouts and a 1.99 ERA (77 IP - 17 ER) in 12 games (11 starts)...Allowed 63 hits (7 HRs), walked 10 and struck out 93 batters...Named Organization Pitcher of the Month for May, posting 2-0 record and 0.32 ERA (28 IP - 1 ER) in four starts...Struck out 10-or-more batters three times, including professional best 14, June 23 vs. Sacramento...Posted consecutive scoreless innings streak of 27.1, May 6-22, tying franchise record set by Kevin Gregg (now held by Joe Saunders)...Lone relief appearance came April 29 at Tacoma (first of career)...Had contract purchased by Angels, May 26...Was recalled by Angels from triple-A Salt Lake, June 30...Was 11-2 with a 2.56 ERA (123 IP - 35 ER) in 19 starts with Angels overall...Among AL rookie leaders, ranked third in ERA, third in wins, tied for fourth in starts, fourth in innings pitched, third in strikeouts and third in average against (.209)...Opened major league career with 9-0 record, tying AL rookie record as starting pitcher to open career (Whitey Ford of Yankees in 1950)...Marked only third pitcher in last 100 years to go undefeated in first 12 starts in majors while winning at least nine of those games; Ford (1950) and Livan Hernandez (1997) were both 9-0 at that juncture of their careers...No pitcher has posted better mark in first 12 big-league starts since Hooks Wiltse, who won each of his first 12 for the 1904 Giants...Previous pitcher to win first nine career decisions as starter was Livan Hernandez of Florida in 1997...Only four other pitchers in MLB history began career 9-0 as starter: Hernandez with Florida in 1997 (9-0), Kirk Rueter with Montreal in 1993-94 (10-0), Ford with Yankees in 1950 (9-0) and Wiltse with NY Giants in 1904 (12-0)...Nine-game win streak equaled longest in major leagues this season (four other players)...Won first seven major league starts, becoming first Angel to do so in club history (Bo Belinsky - 5, April 18-May 11, 1962)...Was first pitcher in major leagues to win first seven starts of career since Fernando Valenzuela of the Dodgers in 1981 (first eight starts) and first in AL since adoption of designated hitter in 1973 (Baltimore's Ben McDonald won first five starts in 1990)...Defeated Erik Bedard and Baltimore, 10-1, May 27 at Angel Stadium...Start marked major league debut and first ML win...Limited Orioles to three hits in seven innings pitched...Just one baserunner reached third base...Threw 97 pitches, 64 strikes...Including final three-plus starts with triple-A Salt Lake, posted 40.1 consecutive scoreless innings pitched, May 6-June 2...Missed scheduled start, July 17 vs. Cleveland, due to tendinitis right biceps...Allowed career-high four home runs, August 29 at Seattle. 2005 In 2005, was 3-3 with a 3.98 ERA (43 IP - 19 ER) in eight starts at double-A Arkansas and 4-1 with a 3.82 ERA (33 IP - 14 ER) in seven starts at single-A Rancho Cucamonga in 2005...Named California League Pitcher of the Month for July (4-0, 1.52 ERA) and Pitcher of the Week honors for July 11-17 & July 18-24...Played for Scottsdale Scorpions in Arizona Fall League (1-3, 5.47 ERA, 7 GS)...Selected by Angels in first-round (12th pick overall) of 2004 Free Agent Amateur Draft... Signed with Angels, May 30, 2005.