Angels' dynamic duo an unlikely pair

Dan Haren and Jered Weaver might appear to be opposites, but their chemistry is unquestioned

Updated: April 22, 2011, 9:12 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Dan Haren is used to playing the No. 2 violin, to being the guy who gets the polite applause after the virtuoso finishes taking his bows.

He came up in St. Louis when Matt Morris was still an ace, moved to Oakland when Barry Zito still could dominate a game, then got traded to Arizona, where he immediately watched Brandon Webb win his first nine games on the way to 22 wins.

Now, Haren is off to one of the fastest starts of his career, and there's Jered Weaver, ...

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