Jered Weaver to start All-Star Game for American League
Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times passes along notice that Angels right-hander Jered Weaver has been named the starting pitcher for the American League in Tuesday’s All-Star Game.
It couldn’t have been too difficult of a decision for American League skipper Ron Washington.
Weaver leads all of Major League Baseball with a 1.86 ERA, he has thrown more innings than any pitcher not named Justin Verlander or Roy Halladay, and he possesses the fourth-lowest opponents’ batting average (.192) in the big leagues.
The National League has not yet named its starter for Tuesday, but Jair Jurrjens seems likely to get the nod.