October 17, 2021

Mike Trout Confirms End Of His 2021 Season (MLB Trade Rumors)

Mike Trout officially confirmed what has been looking more and more obvious for some weeks now — he won’t play again in the 2021 season.  The decision was actually made a few weeks ago, Trout told MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger and other reporters, as Trout was never able to fully recover from the right calf strain that first sent him to the injured list back in May.

My body wasn’t allowing it.  It’s been a grind and it’s been tough for me….My mind and what I wanted was telling me one thing and my body was telling me something else,” Trout said. “I was feeling really good in workouts and then [the calf] would get sore on me.  It’s been a tough September for me.  If we were in the race, it might be different and maybe I could play through it.  But it got to the point where I needed a rehab assignment and had two weeks left and just looking at the bigger picture, it was smarter to get it right and get ready for Spring Training.”

After suffering the injury on May 17, Trout was…

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