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Full name: Jeffrey Charles Weaver
Born: 08/22/76
Birthplace: Northridge, CA
College: Fresno State University
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 200
Position: P
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
MLB Debut: 04/14/99


CAREER TRANSACTIONS
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 2nd round of the June 3rd 1997 free-agent draft, but did not sign.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Selected by the Detroit Tigers as the 14th pick overall in the 1st round of the June 2nd 1998 free-agent draft.


2001 HIGHLIGHTS
images/bullet.gif 15x14 4th place in the AL with 5 complete games.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 5th in the AL with 229.1 innings pitched.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Led the league in pitches per start with an average of 109.67.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Posted career highs in wins(13) and ERA(4.08).
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Finished 2nd in the AL with a total of 3,619 pitches thrown.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Held batters to a .178 average with a two-strike count.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Was 4-0 against interleague opponents in 2001 with a 3.62 ERA.


PERSONAL
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Resides in Simi Valley, CA. in the off-season.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Jeff was an All-Marmonte League honorable mention pick in his senior season at Simi Valley (CA) High School
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Earned an academic letter in addition to his athletic achievements as a senior.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 Male Athelete of the Year in 1998 at Fresno State University.
images/bullet.gif 15x14 1998 Rotary Smith Award (top player in NCAA baseball) semi-finalist.


RECENT ARTICLES
images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Weaver won't forget fight."(Detroit News, March 8, 2002)
images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Weaver gains confidence in his change-up."(Detroit News, March 5, 2002)
images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Weaver shows maturity in loss."(Detroit News, March 3, 2002)

images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Jeff Weaver agrees to a four-year, $22 million contract."(ESPN, January 22, 2002)
images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Q & A with Jeff Weaver" (Detroit News, Jan. 28, 2002)
images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Weaver shakes off immaturity on mound" (Detroit Free Press, January 16, 2002)
images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Q & A with Jeff Weaver" (Detroit News, March 19 2001)
images/bullet.gif 15x14 "Tiger to Watch: Jeff Weaver" (Detroit News, Feb 23, 2000)






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