Greg Jones was designated for assignment to make room on the
roster for Weaver.
Weaver, coming off an impressive rookie season last year, was
placed on the 15-day DL on March 31, retroactive to March 23,
because of biceps tendinitis.
He did not pitch in a game for the Angels this spring, then was
1-0 with a 0.82 ERA in two starts spanning 11 innings for Class-A
The right-handed Weaver, selected by the Angels with the 12th
pick in the 2004 draft, won his first nine major league decisions
and finished last season with an 11-2 record and 2.56 ERA in 19
Jones, a right-handed reliever, was 0-0 with a 15.00 ERA in two
appearances with Los Angeles this year. He was recalled from
Triple-A Salt Lake last Friday after the Angels' Kelvim Escobar
went on the 15-day DL.