Jered Weaver No-Hitter: 5 Reasons the Angels Are Still Legit Playoff Contenders

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Jered Weaver No-Hitter: 5 Reasons the Angels Are Still Legit Playoff Contenders
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The no-no’s keep coming out of nowhere this season, first with Phillip Humber of the White Sox throwing a perfect game against the Mariners on April 21, and now Angel’s ace Jered Weaver hurling a no-hitter against the Minnesota Twins.

It’ll be a night to remember for the 29-year-old Weaver, but it could also mark a turn around for the struggling Angels. The team has failed to live up to their lofty expectations so far this season after committing mega bucks to free-agent stars Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson.

The Angels get a much needed win in Weaver’s no-no, but will need a lot more production from its roster should they want to catch the Rangers atop the division or steal a wild card spot.

Do they have a shot in 2012? Well, simply put, yes, and here a few reasons why.

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