Weaver bests Verlander in Angels’ win over Tigers

Jered Weaver allowed three hits over seven innings to best Justin Verlander, Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer and tossed a bag of baseballs onto the field after being ejected, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 4-2 on Friday night. Brennan Boesch hit a home run for Detroit, which is 5-18 since the All-Star Break. Weaver (11-7) allowed one earned run and fanned nine to run his AL-leading total to 171. Brian Fuentes got his 21st save in 25 chances. Hunter and Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia were ejected in the eighth inning after Hunter was called out on strikes. (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)