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Jered Weaver diagnosed with biceps tendinitis

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Seattle Mariners

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 02: Starting pitcher Jered Weaver #36 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim has his arm examined by a trainer after being hit with a batted ball by Dustin Ackley of the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 2, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

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An MRI exam on Jered Weaver’s sore shoulder revealed biceps tendinitis, which actually qualifies as pretty good news for the Angels ace.

Weaver was hit in the shoulder by a line drive Sunday and had already been scratched from his scheduled start tomorrow, so returning from a visit to Dr. Lewis Yocum without the diagnosis of a major injury is definitely a positive thing.

However, according to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times the Angels haven’t decided when Weaver will make his next start and presumably they’ll want him to throw a bullpen session or two before making that call.

So for now his status is in limbo, but at least Angels fans can stop holding their breath.