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July 17, 2019 08:04 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Having follow-up MRI
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (elbow) will undergo another MRI next week to assess his recovery, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.

Weaver has started throwing and is playing catch out to 75 feet. Next week's MRI should give a clearer indication of his potential return to the rotation. The right-hander landed on the injured list in late May and will likely need at least two rehab starts.

July 13, 2019 09:28 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Initiates throwing program
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (elbow) has begun a throwing program, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.

Weaver, who is throwing out to 60 feet, is in the early stages of his rehab. He's been sidelined since the end of May with a mild flexor pronator strain and a minor UCL sprain. The Diamondbacks have not provided a timetable, but with Weaver just now starting to throw, early-to-mid August would be the earliest.

June 24, 2019 07:08 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Follow-up MRI shows improvement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

A follow-up MRI on Weaver's elbow showed improvement, Steve Gilbert of reports.

Weaver has been sidelined since the end of May with a mild flexor pronator strain and a minor UCL sprain. While the right-hander has shown improvement, it remains to be seen when he'll be able to resume a throwing program, leaving Weaver without a timetable for his return.

May 31, 2019 07:36 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Opts for conservative treatment
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver has been diagnosed with a mild flexor pronator strain and a minor UCL sprain, and he'll be "treated conservatively," Richard Morin of The Arizona Republic reports.

The fact that Weaver has opted for conservative treatment means he won't be going under the knife, though the Diamondbacks also haven't released a timetable for when he could resume throwing. The team should reveal more information once the right-hander is cleared to begin a throwing program.

May 27, 2019 08:12 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Seeking second opinion
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Weaver has been diagnosed with a right forearm strain and will seek a second opinion, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.

Weaver was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday after leaving Sunday's start with a forearm injury. It remains to be seen how much time he'll miss while on the shelf, but he's headed for a second opinion to determine the next step in his recovery process. Manager Torey Lovullo is "very hopeful" that Weaver will be able to avoid a surgical procedure of any sort, per Piecoro.

May 27, 2019 12:56 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Headed to the IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (forearm) was placed on the injured list Monday, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.

Weaver exited Sunday's start in the sixth inning after stating he felt something "a little abnormal" after throwing a changeup. It's unclear how long he'll remain sidelined, though he is undergoing an MRI on Monday. Any absence will be unfortunate for the 25-year-old, as he had been experiencing a resurgent campaign by posting a 3.03 ERA and 1.11 WHIP across 62.1 innings.

May 27, 2019 10:20 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Earns win before departing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (4-3) earned the win in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Giants before leaving the game with a forearm injury.

Weaver, who is the midst of a breakout season, told Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic that something he felt was "a little abnormal" after throwing a changeup in the sixth inning and decided to leave the game with Arizona up by five runs. He and the Diamondbacks are downplaying the injury with manager Torey Lovullo making no assurances an MRI is even needed. Still, the team will investigate the injury and more details should follow. The Diamondbacks do not have the luxury of getting by with four starters for a stretch and will need to make a decision before Weaver's next scheduled start Friday at home against the Mets.

May 26, 2019 06:28 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Nursing forearm tightness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver left Sunday's game against San Francisco due to right forearm tightness, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.

Weaver is likely headed for further testing to determine whether he'll require a trip to the 10-day injured list. If he's forced to miss time, Zack Godley, who was recently shifted from the starting rotation to the bullpen, could be a candidate to fill in.

May 26, 2019 06:08 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Leaves with trainer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver walked off the field in the sixth inning of Sunday's game against the Giants with the team trainer after suffering an apparent injury. He allowed one run on six hits and two walks while striking out six over five innings prior to exiting.

The location and extent of Weaver's injury are unknown at this point. He'll be considered day-to-day until further notice.

May 21, 2019 01:24 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Hard-luck loser
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (3-3) allowed two runs on four hits while striking out seven over six innings in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Padres.

Weaver kept the Padres' bats quiet most of the night before Greg Garcia's two-out single was followed by Fanmil Reyes' two-run home run in the sixth inning. That was all the damage he allowed, but it was enough for his third loss of the season. The silver lining is that he lowered his ERA to 3.14 and continues to average more than one strikeout per inning (62 Ks, 57.1 IP). Weaver will make his second start of the week Saturday on the road against San Francisco.

May 15, 2019 06:48 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Yields three runs in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (3-2) allowed three runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and two walks across six innings while taking a loss against the Pirates on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old didn't pitch poorly, but his counterpart, Joe Musgrove, was absolutely on point. Weaver has been very reliable this season, as this was his fourth straight quality start and fifth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 3.16 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 55 strikeouts in 51.1 innings this year. Weaver will start next at San Diego on Monday.

May 10, 2019 01:36 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Fans six in no-decision
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Weaver threw seven innings in a no-decision against the Braves on Thursday, giving up one earned run on three hits in a 3-2 extra-inning win for the Diamondbacks. He struck out six and walked two.

Weaver was unfortunate not to get the victory, as he was able to three-hit the Diamondbacks over his seven frames before exiting after 104 pitches. He's off to a great start to the season, as this outing gives him a 2.98 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP over 45.1 innings. He'll take on the Pirates at home in his next start Tuesday.

May 5, 2019 09:24 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Fans eight in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (3-1) fired seven innings Saturday, yielding one run on three hits and a walk while striking out eight and earning the win over Colorado.

Weaver retired the first nine batters to start the contest before allowing back-to-back doubles to Charlie Blackmon and Trevor Story in the fourth frame. In 38.1 innings, the first-year Diamondback owns a stellar 44:8 K:BB alongside a 3.29 ERA. Weaver will take on the Braves at home next Thursday.

April 29, 2019 11:28 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Allows three runs in no-decision
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Weaver yielded three runs on six hits and a walk across 4.1 innings in Sunday's extra-innings loss against the Cubs. He struck out five and allowed two homers in the no-decision.

Weaver gave up long balls to Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras, eventually leaving with a 3-0 deficit. It was a disappointing ending to a strong April for the 25-year-old. Prior to Sunday's outing, he posted a 2.38 ERA and 28:4 K:BB in 22.2 innings this month. He'll look to get back in the win column in Colorado on Saturday.

April 24, 2019 01:56 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Strikes out seven in victory
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (2-1) allowed one run on six hits with seven strikeouts and one walk across 6.1 innings during a victory against the Pirates on Tuesday.

Since an average-at-best start to the year, Weaver owns a 1.53 ERA in his last three outings. During that stretch, he has 24 strikeouts in 17.2 innings. Overall, he is 2-1 with a 3.33 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 31 punchouts in 27 frames. His next start will be home against the Cubs on Sunday.

April 18, 2019 08:48 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Delivers five strong innings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (1-1) allowed four hits and one walk while striking out nine across five shutout innings to earn the win Thursday against the Braves.

Weaver was dominant during his Thursday afternoon start, allowing only one baserunner to reach scoring position in his five innings of work. Though it was a relatively short outing, he made the most of his day by whiffing nine batters on the strength of 17 called strikes and 16 swinging strikes. After a rocky season debut, Weaver has settled in for his last three outings to allow five earned runs across 16.1 frames while striking out 21 and walking three.

April 13, 2019 04:52 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Drops decision to Padres
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (0-1) took the loss Friday, giving up two runs on five hits over 6.1 innings while striking out eight as Arizona fell 1-2 to San Diego.

The right-hander threw 62 of 92 pitches for strikes while delivering his first quality start of the season, but the D-backs only managed three hits off Chris Paddack and the Padres' bullpen. Weaver will carry a 5.17 ERA and sharp 15:4 K:BB through 15.2 innings into his next outing Thursday in Atlanta.

April 7, 2019 11:24 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: No-decision against Boston
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver didn't factor into the decision Saturday, giving up three runs on five hits and two walks over five innings while striking out four in a 5-4 win over the Red Sox.

The right-hander was in line for his first win of the season before Yoshihisa Hirano and Archie Bradley combined to give up the tying run in the seventh inning. Weaver was far from sharp, throwing 53 of 84 pitches for strikes and starting off less than half the batters he faced (10 of 21) with first-pitch strikes, but the performance was still an improvement on his last time out. He'll look to take another step forward Friday, at home against the Padres.

March 31, 2019 10:44 PM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Takes no-decision in ugly outing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver allowed five runs (four earned) on six hits and two walks in 4.1 innings of work in Sunday's loss to the Dodgers. He struck out three and took the no-decision.

Weaver was a main piece of the trade that sent Paul Goldschmidt to the Cardinals, so this wasn't exactly the team debut that Arizona was hoping for. He got in trouble right off the bat, allowing three runs in the first and later a Cody Bellinger homer in the third. The 6-foot-2 righty will look to reverse his rough outing next weekend against San Diego.

March 26, 2019 01:24 AM
Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Tosses six strong innings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Weaver (illness) allowed an unearned run on two hits and two walks while striking out five over six innings Monday against the White Sox.

Weaver returned to the mound without issue after missing his last scheduled start due to illness. He'll be ready to go for the start of the regular season after proving his health.

Situational Stats
vs LHB 32.200 2.480835
vs RHB 29.200 3.640633
Last 7 Games
Two Week Schedule
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Pitching Stats
2016STL14 5.70980000 36.1462923721245
2017STL72 3.8813100000 60.1592726711772
2018STL711 4.9530250000 136.1150837519354121
2019ARI43 3.0311110000 62.1552221631468
Total 1920 4.4263540000 295.131016114539997306
Batting Stats
2016STL91315000400 .385 .385 .385
2017STL151923011900 .200 .158 .158
2018STL3438460211400 .179 .158 .158
2019ARI1219221401100 .100 .263 .105
Total 70899161723800 .196 .213 .180
Fielding Stats
2016STLP98113711 .909
2017STLP131023111111 .957
2018STLP30252891721 .929
Total  635474284243 .946
More Pitching Stats
2016STL03032 1.0300001 .311167 14.9 .5070
2017STL16340 1.7003200 .254252 11.5 .3920
2018STL2133148 0.9610103 .277609 13.7 .4410
2019ARI15262 0.9000000 .233254 10.4 .3770
Total 4278282 1.0613304 .2681282 12.7 .4270
Minor League Pitching Stats
2014AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals01 21.6022000 3.111881043
2014R-Gcl Cardinals00 0.0044000 6.04000109
2015AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals85 1.621919000105.1983419201988
2016AAA-Memphis Redbirds10 0.0011000 6.02000024
2016AA-Springfield Cardinal63 1.401212000 77.0632312421088
2017AAA-Memphis Redbirds102 2.551515000 77.2632422311976
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DeLand, FL
Arizona Diamondbacks
Florida State
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