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Jered Weaver's pitches are slow torture for Orioles in Angels' 3-1 win

Jered Weaver's pitches are slow torture for Orioles in Angels' 3-1 win

Angels right-hander Jered Weaver struck out Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis in the second inning Friday night with a 64-mph curveball that floated so softly toward the plate it appeared Davis could have swung not once but twice at the pitch. Speed may kill in a game often dominated by high-octane throwers, but as Weaver showed in a 3-1 victory in Camden Yards, a well-placed repertoire of off-speed and breaking pitches can at least maim a lineup. Weaver allowed one run and three hits in 7 1/3 innings, striking out three and walking one to win his second straight game and fuel a belief that he's recovered from a brutal six-game start in which he went 0-4 with a 6.29 earned-run...

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