Report: Angels, Weaver reach deal

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver throws against Seattle Mariners leadoff batter...

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver throws against Seattle Mariners leadoff batter Ichiro Suzuki during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game at Safeco Field in Seattle June 14, 2011. (REUTERS/Anthony Bolante)

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Anaheim, CA – The Angels have scheduled a press conference on Tuesday, and though the reason behind it has yet to be revealed, a contract extension with ace Jered Weaver is the likely cause.

Joining Weaver at the 5:00 p.m. (ET) announcement at Angel Stadium will be general manager Tony Reagins and manager Mike Scioscia.

The Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday that Weaver will ink a five-year, $85-million deal.

Weaver, 28, is in the midst of a career season, as he currently leads the American League in earned-run average (2.10), is tied for second in walks/hits per inning pitched and ranks third in wins (14) and batting average against (.207). He has also thrown four complete games and two shutouts.

The two-time All-Star has posted double-digit wins each season since breaking in with the Angels in 2006. He owns a 78-45 career record with a 3.30 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP.


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