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Defining moments

Weaver picked up the ball after his friend died, and picked up the Angels with it

Updated: April 8, 2010, 7:16 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM -- Jered Weaver still remembers the hollow feeling in his stomach and the eerie quiet all around him. There were more than 41,000 fans in Angel Stadium on that Friday night a year ago, but the crowd barely made a murmur, even with the Boston Red Sox in the other dugout.

"It's one of those things where you're kind of like, 'Are we supposed to be playing this game?'" Weaver said. "I just remember it kind of feeling empty in the crowd and in the clubhouse and in the dugout, everywhere."

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