Weaver out 4-6 weeks with fractured elbow

April, 10, 2013
4/10/13
2:02
PM PT
When initial X-rays came back negative on Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver's left elbow Sunday night, we still prepared for the possibility that he could miss a start. It turns out he will miss several.

Weaver's awkward landing on his left forearm when he fell while dodging a line drive did in fact result in a fracture. Weaver suffered a non-displaced fracture of the radial head. These fractures are often difficult to see on an X-ray, and it was not until Weaver underwent further imaging tests that the severity of the injury was discovered.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Jered Weaver
WINS ERA SO IP
18 3.59 169 213
OTHER LEADERS
BAH. Kendrick .293
HRM. Trout 36
RBIM. Trout 111
RM. Trout 115
OPSM. Trout .939
ERAG. Richards 2.61
SOJ. Weaver 169