The Gary SouthShore RailCats signed right-handed pitcher Chuck Weaver on March 29, 2018. Weaver last pitched in 2016 with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins, after missing all of 2017. Weaver won a career-high nine games two years ago with the Grasshoppers and posted a 3.02 ERA in 17 games (14 starts). In 83.1 innings, Weaver struck out 72 batters and allowed just 77 hits and 10 walks.
Weaver began the 2015 campaign with the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League before having his contract purchased by the Miami Marlins on August 21. Before getting signed by the Marlins, Weaver went 6-4 with two complete games, a save and a 3.22 ERA in a career-high 18 games (16 starts) for the Freedom. In 109 innings, the right-hander struck out a career-best 95 hitters and yielded just 106 hits and 27 walks. Weaver was assigned to the Batavia Muckdogs (Class-A, Short-Season) on August 22 and finished 0-2 with a 2.42 ERA in four games (three starts). In 22.1 innings, Weaver struck out 19 batters and walked just three.
In 2014, Weaver posted a 7-6 record with a complete game shutout and was named a Frontier League Mid-Season All-Star with Florence. The right-hander finished with a team-best 2.65 ERA in 17 starts and struck out 77 hitters while allowing just 93 hits and 28 walks over 108.2 innings.
Weaver signed his first professional contract with the Freedom on June 18, 2013, following his senior season at Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne University (IPFW). A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Weaver went 4-2 with a 3.70 ERA over 14 games (12 starts) in his first season of professional baseball.
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