Posted: Tue April 9, 2013 2:36PM; Updated: Tue April 9, 2013 2:36PM

Jered Weaver on disabled list with fractured left elbow

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Jered Weaver
Jered Weaver left his start on Sunday after getting hit in the arm by a line drive.
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday placed ace Jered Weaver on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left elbow.

The right-hander, who was diagnosed with a non-displaced radial head fracture, is expected to miss at least four weeks.

Weaver left Sunday's loss against the Texas Rangers early after jamming his non-throwing arm while dodging a line drive. He was initially said to have suffered a strained elbow.

The Angels called up right-hander Dane De La Rosa from Triple-A Salt Lake to replace Weaver on the roster.

De La Rosa was acquired in a trade last month from Tampa Bay in exchange for right-hander Steven Geltz.

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