Los Angeles Angels Mike Trout Placed on Injured List

Mike Trout was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamate fracture.

Trout is expected to be out of action until August.

The injury occurred during a game against the San Diego Padres.

Angels are struggling in their playoff pursuit.

The team has dropped five of their last six games.

Trout's absence puts more pressure on Shohei Ohtani.

Trout is having another strong season with a .263 batting average, 18 homers, and 44 RBI.

Injuries have plagued Trout since 2017.

Trout missed 36 games in 2021 and 43 games in 2020.