Erick Aybar went 0-for-4 in Friday's loss and is just 11-for-51 this month.
That .216 average is also his on-base percentage for the month, since his one walk this season came on April 30. He's also 0-for-1 stealing bases this month. Aybar is only back in the leadoff spot because Peter Bourjos is hurt. He'll probably be dropped to seventh or lower once Bourjos is activated.
Jered Weaver (elbow) threw four innings in a simulated game Friday and feels ready for a minor league rehab assignment.
Weaver threw a total of around 80 pitches between the simulated game and his bullpen session. With his extended layoff, he will need 2-3 rehab starts before he's cleared to rejoin the Angels' rotation. He's expected to return in the early part of June.
Sean Burnett (forearm) will pitch in a minor league rehab game Saturday with High-A Inland Empire.
The hope is that one appearance will be enough for him to return from the disabled list Tuesday. Burnett has been sidelined since April 26 with left forearm irritation.
Chris Iannetta went 1-for-2 with a walk against the White Sox on Thursday.
Iannetta is batting .202 with no power (three homers, .333 slugging) this year, but he's been getting on base plenty recently. Since May 5, Iannetta has drawn 10 walks in nine games to pump his OBP to .333. He's not a good fantasy player, and he likely won't be again playing in Angels Stadium, but Iannetta is an underrated catcher who isn't likely to lose his starting job.
Jerome Williams held the White Sox to two runs over six innings Thursday in a no-decision loss.
Williams allowed five hits and no walks, striking out three. He exited with a 4-2 lead, which Dane De La Rosa blew, costing Williams his third victory. Williams has been a surprisingly stabilizing force in the Angels' putrid starting rotation, allowing nine earned runs over 23 innings in four starts since joining. He has a tasty matchup next week when he takes the hill Wednesday against the Mariners.
Tommy Hanson could rejoin the Angels' rotation on May 25.
Hanson's been away from the team since early May due to the death of his step-brother. The Angels will use their off day next Monday to skip the No. 5 starter before hopefully getting Hanson back that weekend.