The slugger was only able to play in one game after suffering a broken hand in July Mike Trout has been placed on the 60-day disabled list by LAPRESSE The 2023 season ended in disappointment for Los Angeles Angels fans as they lost both of their superstar hitters to injury.
First, Shohei Ohtani left the season early with surgery and is unlikely to ever return to the team, and to add insult to injury, star outfielder Mike Trout’s recurring injury problems forced him onto the 60-day disabled list, effectively ending the season. of his season (with only seven games left) and raises concerns about his future.
Angels manager Phil Nevin announced the move on Sunday, acknowledging that Trout’s setbacks and continued discomfort left no room for a late-season comeback attempt. Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout will not return for the remainder of the season, manager Phil Nevin said Sunday. Trout suffered a broken femur on July 3 and returned for one game in August. 22 before returning to IL.
Another year marred by injuries for Trout A slugger who suffered a broken left jaw in Game 3 against the Padres. July, returned briefly on August 22. However, his comeback was short-lived as he continued to experience pain while playing.
As a result, he was once again placed on the injured list. Although the hamate bone injury in his wrist appears to be minor, it significantly affects the hitter’s power and hitting ability. Although Trout underwent surgery and came back relatively quickly, it could be several months before he is back to full strength and power.
Trout, a three-time AL MVP and 11-time All-Star, had high hopes for the 2023 season but was limited to just 82 games. Despite his few appearances, Trout showed his skills, hitting .263 with 18 home runs, 14 doubles, a triple, two stolen bases and 44 RBI. His ability on base remained exceptionally good at .367, well above league average.
The 32-year-old’s injuries over the last three seasons have frustrated both him and the Angels organization. In 2021, he played in just 36 games all season due to a torn calf muscle, and in 2022, he missed more than a month with back pain that limited him to 119 games on the season. Moving on, the slugger has only played in 140 games since 2018.
Mike Trout’s season ended Sunday with a wrist injury that has limited him to one game since July. The return of the trout has been pushed back to 2024 With the 2023 season ending on a sour note for Trout and the Angels, there are questions about his performance going forward and whether he can maintain his status as one of the best players in the game.
While the transition from 10 days to 60 days wasn’t necessary because of his wrist issues and more, when the team used his spot on the 40-man roster to activate righty Carson Fulmer, whose contract was optioned.
Doubts about the player’s overall ability to perform at a high level began to emerge from Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday. By the standards his fans were used to. Trout, who has a $426.5 million, 12-year contract with the Angels, remains committed to the team despite a potential offseason move.