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Angels' Mike Trout Suffers Right Calf Injury, Placed on IL

Angels outfielder Mike Trout has been placed on the injured list and is expected to miss six to eight weeks with a right calf strain, the team announced Tuesday. 

Trout sustained the injury in the first inning of the Angels' 7-4 win against Cleveland on Monday. He was limping after running to third base on a popup to end the inning. 

Through 35 games, the three-time AL MVP has recorded a 1.086 OPS with eight home runs and 18 RBI. Trout is currently sixth in the American League with a .333 batting average. 

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In his career, Trout has missed at least 22 games in his last three seasons. In his first four seasons, Trout only missed no more than five games. 

The Angels (18-22) are currently fourth in the AL West behind the Mariners, Astros and the Athletics. The Angels are 5-5 in their last 10 games and winners of their last two. 

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