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Angels’ Mike Trout (hand) exits vs. Rangers

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Apr 17, 2022; Arlington, Texas, USA; Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) heads for the locket room after being hit by a pitch on the left wrist by Texas Rangers relief pitcher Spencer Patton during the fifth inning at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports

Angels center fielder Mike Trout was removed from the team’s Sunday game against the Texas Rangers after being hit by a pitch on the back of his left hand.

The full-count pitch from Rangers relief pitcher Spencer Patton hit Trout’s hand in the top of the fifth inning with the Angels leading 4-3. The severity of the injury wasn’t immediately known.

The nine-time All-Star and three-time MVP has gotten off to a slower start in 2022, batting .250 in 34 plate appearances through eight games entering Sunday’s action. He has hit two solo homers.

On Sunday, Trout was 1-for-2 with an RBI double and a run scored before leaving the contest.

Over 12 seasons in the majors, the 30-year-old Trout has batted .304 with 312 home runs and 818 RBIs.

–Field Level Media