MLB Fans Reacts To Angels Losing Franchise Record 13th In A Row, Mike Trout Getting Injured

MLB World Reacts To Angels Losing 13th In A Row Mike Trout To Injury

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  • The Los Angeles Angels lost their 13th straight game, setting a new franchise record, Tuesday night.
  • On top of that, Mike Trout left the game in the third inning with an injury to his groin.
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When it rains, it pours. At least that is the case in Los Angeles lately when it comes to the city’s Angels.

The Angels, with a total payroll this year of almost $190 million, were expected to be very competitive in 2022. And they were… for awhile.

On May 16, the Angels were 24-14 and had been in first place in the American League West since April 19 for all but one day.

On May 24, Los Angeles was still 10 games above .500 at 27-17 and still just one game out of the lead in the AL West. They were also 3-1/2 games up in the wild card race.

That was the last time they won a game.

Tuesday night, after firing Joe Maddon, who was 130-149 since taking over the job in 2020, and naming Phil Nevin the interim manager, the Angels proceeded to go out and lose their 13th straight game.

The 10 inning, 6-5 loss to the Red Sox pushed the teams losing streak to franchise record levels for the Angels.

The Angels just keep finding ways to lose during 13 game skid

It’s not like Los Angeles didn’t have a chance to win. The Angels were actually up in the game 5-3 going into the sixth inning. That lead was in large part due to perennial All-Star Mike Trout hitting a two-run home run and a double in his first two at bats.

Then he got hurt.

After hitting that double in the third inning, Trout was removed from the game with what the Angels are calling left groin tightness.

Following the game, Trout said his groin injury was “nothing crazy” and will see how he feels when he wakes up Wednesday before deciding how to proceed next.

The Angels now sit at 27-30, 9-1/2 games out of first place in the AL West, and have baseball fans feeling sympathetic… kind of.