The Los Angeles Angels will activate a duo of former American League MVP sluggers.

Trout, who underwent surgery to repair a fractured metacarpal bone in his left hand, will bat second in the lineup for today’s home game against the Cincinnati Reds at Anaheim Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California, according to a report by Major League Baseball Trade Rumours.

메이저놀이터The Angels have struggled since Trout went down with the injury, going 16-22 and falling nine games behind the third-place Seattle Mariners in the American League wild-card race. For the club, Trout’s return has given them the best possible support.

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With their postseason hopes still alive, the Angels are hoping for a synergy between Trout and Shohei Ohtani, the reigning American League MVP.

Since making his big league debut with the Angels in 2011, Trout has played in 1488 career games, batting .301 with 1623 hits, 368 home runs, 940 RBI, 1106 runs scored and 206 stolen bases. This season, he is batting .263 (80-for-304) with 18 home runs, 44 RBIs, 54 runs scored and two doubles. /

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