Angels star Mike Trout leaves game vs. Cleveland with right calf strain

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout was forced out of the ball game against Cleveland with a lower body injury early on.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout exited Monday night’s game after the first inning because of a strained right calf.

The outfielder was limping after running to third on an inning-ending popup against Cleveland.

The three-time MVP entered the day sixth in the American League with a .333 batting average, but was 1 for 17 in his past six games. He snapped a five-game hitless streak Sunday at Boston, which was a game shy of the longest of his career.

Juan Lagares moved to center field after Trout departed and Jose Rojas entered the game in left.

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