Thursday, June 18, 2009
Do you know Jered Weaver's stats this season? Be honest, do you have any idea how good Jered Weaver has been this season? I'm guessing not, but I'm not going to blame you. I watch Sportscenter on a daily basis and really haven't seen any features or much talk about him period. Maybe it's because he plays on the West Coast. Maybe it's because the Angels haven't performed at quite the levels that they were expected to thus far this season. Whatever the reason, I'm not going to blame you, I'm just going to inform you that you should know.
Jered Weaver is currently second in MLB in ERA at 2.08. Weaver is #1 in MLB in WHIP at 1.00. Weaver is #1 in batting average against at .203. Weaver's record sits at 7-2 in part due to some games where he had poor run support and suffered a no decision. At this point in time the only thing really seperating his stats from Greinke's who we all fell in love with last month are Greinke's superior K rates (he has close to 30 more).
Weaver is on fire now and emerging as a legitimate Cy Young contender and I figured that he deserved at least 1 person to talk about him.