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Jered Weaver out after 2 innings

Updated: July 8, 2014, 1:36 AM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver has left Monday night's series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays after two perfect innings because of tightness in his lower back.

The 31-year-old right-hander was taking his warmups for the third when he felt some discomfort. Weaver was replaced by Matt Shoemaker, who last pitched on Thursday, when he threw 102 pitches.

Weaver came in 9-6 with a 3.87 ERA in his 18 previous starts this season. The three-time All-Star, who ...

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