Major League Baseball (MLB) star player Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels) has completed his injury rehabilitation and is ready to return to action. The Angels are looking to make a run at the postseason (PS). broke the news on Sunday (July 17). Trout, who fractured his left fibula on July 4 against the San Diego Padres, recently took batting practice on a pitching machine. will have live coverage when the Angels return from their series against the Texas Rangers on Aug. 18. Angels manager Phil Nevin said, “It’s great to have him back hitting. I think he’s close to getting back on track,” said Angels manager Phil Nevin, “and we’ll set a return run in the next couple days.”

The three-time American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) hit .263 with 18 home runs and 44 RBIs in 81 games this season. While his numbers didn’t quite live up to the hype, he did add weight to the team’s batting order.

Trout left the game after complaining of wrist pain after fouling off a pitch in the top of the eighth inning against San Diego on April 4. At the time, the Angels were 45-42 and in the hunt for a PS spot. 먹튀검증

The loss of their leadoff hitter was seen as a major blow to their chances of making the postseason. The Angels’ other pillar, Shohei Ohtani, was also rumored to be eligible for free agency.

The Angels did not sell Ohtani at the two-day trade deadline. Instead, they added pitcher Lucas Giolito, outfielder C.J. Cron, and other key pieces to make a run at the PS. The Angels are 59-62 through 16 games, good for the seventh AL wild-card spot. They are eight games back of the third-place Toronto Blue Jays (67-54), which is the cutoff for the postseason.

The Rays are still unlikely to make the postseason, but you never know what can happen when momentum builds. The addition of Trout could be a big turning point for the Angels.