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Full name: Jeffrey Charles Weaver Born: 08/22/76 Birthplace: Northridge,CA,USA Height: 6'5" Weight: 200 Position: P Bats: Right Throws: Right MLB Debut: 14-APR-99
Jeff Weaver made his debut with the Detroit Tigers in 1999 and soon became the ace of their staff. On July 6, 2002, he was traded to the Oakland A's for Carlos Pena and then immediately traded to the New York Yankees for Ted Lilly.
Weaver was the Tigers first pick in the 1998 draft. He played college baseball for Fresno State and was also a member of the 1996 USA Olympic baseball team. Weaver was orginally drafted by the Chicago White Sox out of high school, but never signed and decided to go to college.
Weaver is now a spot starter/ reliever for the New York Yankees. Yankees manager, Joe Torre, has said that Weaver will be the ace of the Yankees staff in the years to come.