He is the younger brother of pitcher Jeff Weaver.
He made his MLB debut on Saturday, May 27, 2006, starting against the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched seven shutout innings, striking out five, and earning the victory. This was followed with three more consecutive victories. Despite his success, when Bartolo Colón returned from the disabled list, Weaver was bumped out of the rotation and sent back down to the minors. He was recalled to the majors on June 30, 2006, when the Angels designated his brother, Jeff, for assignment.
After receiving nine wins without a loss at the start of his Major League career, tying the American League record set by Whitey Ford in 1950, Jered recorded his first loss on August 24, 2006 when he lost to the Boston Red Sox, despite allowing only one earned run in seven innings pitched, a home run to David Ortiz. He lost his second consecutive game to the Seattle Mariners on August 26, 2006, in which he gave up back-to-back home runs to begin the first inning and surrendered five earned runs in 4 2/3 innings.
On June 28 2008, he and José Arredondo combined to no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers over eight innings, but still lost the game 1-0. This was only the fourth time in Major League history that a no-hit bid was unable to go nine innings because of the home team winning the game, and the first as a combined effort. Because they did not pitch nine innings, it is not officially considered a no-hitter.
Weaver made his first career relief appearance at against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Game 4 of the 2008 ALDS. He recorded the win in the bottom of the 12th inning in order to keep the Angels', who previously were down 2-0 in the series, hopes of winning the series alive.
TWINS INSIDER; How 'bout an encore? Jered Weaver's first outing after his no-hitter is against his no-hit victim, and the Twins are desperate to avoid making major league history.(SPORTS)
May 09, 2012; Byline: LA VELLE E. NEAL III; STAFF WRITER JERED WEAVER'S NO-HITTER VS. TWINS 0 hits 0 runs 1 walks 9 strikeouts 121 pitches...
DREAM GAME FOR WEAVER; Jered Weaver pitched a no-hitter and left the Twins manager steaming. Only a passed ball on a strikeout and a walk kept the Angel from perfection.(SPORTS)
May 08, 2012; Byline: JOE CHRISTENSEN; STAFF WRITER ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Angels pitcher Jered Weaver called it "an unbelievable moment for me and...
HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS NO AMOUNT OF MONEY COULD PRY AWAY SIMI VALLEY GRADUATE JERED WEAVER FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, THE REASON WHY HE'S STAYING AN ANGEL - AND POSSIBLY SPOILING AGENT SCOTT BORAS' FUN.
Aug 24, 2011; ANAHEIM Jered Weaver has a soul. "I don't need the biggest contract on the planet," he said. Scott Boras likely had a different...