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Injuries & Moves: Angels sign reliever Adam Kolarek

November 26, 2023

The Angels' injury and roster move page will be updated throughout the offseason.

After quick reflection on '23, Trout discusses his future

'Nothing's changed,' Angels superstar says of his offseason discussions with front office
September 26, 2023

ANAHEIM -- The media session was just one question in when superstar Mike Trout couldn’t hold back his emotions when describing how it feels to have another season end prematurely due to injury. Trout, standing in front of his locker before Monday before the Angels’ 5-1 loss to the Rangers,

Trout's season officially ends due to injury

September 24, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Trout’s 2023 season is officially over. Trout, who has played in just one game since sustaining a left hamate fracture on a swing against the Padres on July 3, was transferred to the 60-day injured list before Sunday’s 9-3 loss to the Twins at Target Field. Trout,

Ohtani has elbow surgery, expected to hit in '24, pitch by '25

September 19, 2023

Shohei Ohtani underwent elbow surgery Tuesday morning, agent Nez Balelo announced. The procedure was done with "a heavy emphasis on the big picture" of his career, Balelo said. Ohtani, who posted a 3.14 ERA with 167 strikeouts over 132 innings this year, made the last of his 23 starts on

Ohtani out for rest of '23 with oblique injury

September 17, 2023

ANAHEIM -- One of the greatest individual seasons in Major League history officially came to an early end on Saturday, as two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani was placed on the 15-day injured list with right oblique inflammation prior to the Angels' 5-4 loss in 10 innings to the Tigers. Ohtani’s locker

Ohtani's locker cleared out; Angels say details to come Sat.

September 16, 2023

ANAHEIM -- Shohei Ohtani’s locker was cleaned out and he had a large bag packed in front of it after Friday’s 11-2 loss against the Tigers, but the Angels said they won’t have anything to announce until Saturday. Ohtani was not in the lineup against Detroit on Friday, though he

Rendon reveals fractured tibia diagnosis from mid-August

September 16, 2023

ANAHEIM -- Ever since going on the injured list with what was originally diagnosed as a left shin contusion sustained on a foul ball hit off the shin on July 4, Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon had declined to give any clarification to the media until Friday. But before an

Ohtani (oblique) out for 7th straight game, could return Monday

September 10, 2023

ANAHEIM -- Shohei Ohtani was held out of the lineup for a seventh straight game on Sunday, as he’s still dealing with right oblique tightness after injuring himself on a swing during batting practice before Monday’s game. "I think starting tomorrow is realistic," manager Phil Nevin said before Sunday's finale

Rengifo's breakout season comes to abupt end

Reigning AL Player of the Week diagnosed with ruptured biceps tendon
September 10, 2023

ANAHEIM -- Baseball finds a way to surprise you. The Angels’ Luis Rengifo learned this lesson the hard way. In the midst of a career-best 14-game hitting streak and an AL Player of the Week designation, Rengifo felt something in his left arm on a first-inning practice swing in the

Silseth evaluated, released from hospital after being hit in head

August 27, 2023

NEW YORK -- The Angels won a series for just the second time this month, but it came with a cost, as right-hander Chase Silseth left the game after being hit in the head on a throw from first base to third base in the fourth inning. Silseth, who was

Minasian clarifies Ohtani imaging questions

August 26, 2023

NEW YORK -- Angels general manager Perry Minasian met with the media before Saturday’s 5-3 win over the Mets at Citi Field to clarify a few things about the timeline of Shohei Ohtani’s right elbow injury and why he didn’t undergo an MRI exam prior to his start that saw

Ohtani doubles, walks 3 times in game after UCL tear

August 25, 2023

NEW YORK -- Despite the crushing news of Shohei Ohtani's elbow injury, there’s still a silver lining for the Angels, and for baseball fans. Ohtani, who will not pitch again this season after being diagnosed with a tear in his right ulnar collateral ligament, will continue to serve as the

Trout (left hand) returns to injured list

August 25, 2023

NEW YORK -- The Angels got a double dose of rough news on Wednesday. Not only did two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani suffer a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow in his start against the Reds, but the club announced fellow superstar Mike Trout would be headed back to

Ohtani has UCL tear, won't pitch again in '23

August 24, 2023

ANAHEIM -- The Angels were dealt a massive blow on Wednesday, as two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani was diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow after exiting his start after just 1 1/3 innings in a 9-4 loss in Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Reds.

Ohtani claims MLB HR lead, then exits start with recurrence of arm fatigue

August 23, 2023

ANAHEIM -- After he skipped his previous scheduled start because of right arm fatigue, the Angels were hopeful Shohei Ohtani would look like his normal self on the mound against the Reds in Game 1 of Wednesday’s doubleheader. Ohtani looked sharp early and hit his Major League-leading 44th homer of

Angels get 'huge lift' with Trout back from IL

August 23, 2023

ANAHEIM -- Wearing his red Angels cap backward as he sat in the home dugout, Mike Trout couldn’t help but smile when he announced, “I’m back,” before Tuesday’s 4-3 loss to the Reds. Trout, who missed 38 games after suffering a hamate fracture in his left hand on a swing

Latest progress has Trout confident return is near

August 14, 2023

ARLINGTON -- Star Angels center fielder Mike Trout doesn’t have an exact return date set, but he was in good spirits on Monday when providing an update on his recovery from a fractured left wrist. Ahead of the Angels' opener with the Rangers at Globe Life Field, Trout said he

Ohtani hits 41st HR despite arm fatigue pushing back start

Two-way star smashes 448-foot shot for his first home run since Aug. 3
August 13, 2023

HOUSTON -- Two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani is dealing with arm fatigue that will cause him to skip his next start on the mound, but it didn’t stop him from hitting his American League-leading 41st homer of the year to help lead the Angels to a 2-1 win over the Astros

Ohtani belts 40th HR after cramps cut start short

August 4, 2023

ANAHEIM -- Two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani left his start against the Mariners after four innings due to cramping in his right middle finger on Thursday, but it didn’t stop him from hitting his MLB-leading 40th homer in the eighth inning. It wasn’t enough because closer Carlos Estévez couldn’t hold a

Hit by pitch, Ward's injury 'compounds things' for Angels

LA loses one of hottest hitters, drops season series to AL Wild Card competitors
July 29, 2023

TORONTO -- It was more than just another loss to the Blue Jays, a club the Angels are trying to catch in the American League Wild Card standings. It was a particularly painful one for Los Angeles, as left fielder Taylor Ward left the game after being hit in the

Blister ends Ohtani's day, and will keep him off All-Star mound

July 4, 2023

SAN DIEGO -- It was a Fourth of July to forget for the Angels. It started with Mike Trout getting diagnosed with a left hamate fracture that will keep him out four to eight weeks. Then Anthony Rendon left the game in the fourth inning with a left shin bruise

Trout to miss 4-8 weeks with fractured bone in wrist

July 4, 2023

SAN DIEGO -- The Angels were dealt a huge blow on Tuesday, as superstar center fielder Mike Trout was placed on the 15-day injured list with a left hamate fracture. Trout, a three-time AL MVP and 11-time All-Star, sustained the wrist injury on Monday, when he fouled a ball back

Trout exits after 'something felt uncomfortable' in left wrist

July 4, 2023

SAN DIEGO -- Things went from bad to worse for the Angels in their series opener against the Padres on Monday night. Superstar Mike Trout left the game in the eighth inning with a left wrist injury after fouling a ball back while facing right-hander Nick Martinez. It came after

Rendon hits first HR, but pitching depth gets more concerning

May 7, 2023

ANAHEIM -- For the second straight game, the Angels used an everyday player on the mound. And for the second straight game, it was not Shohei Ohtani. Ranger runners crossed the plate with frequency late Saturday and early Sunday. After allowing Texas to plate seven ninth-inning runs on Saturday, which

O'Hoppe to miss 4-6 months with torn labrum in shoulder

April 23, 2023

ANAHEIM -- The promising rookie season of Angels catcher Logan O'Hoppe might be over not long after it started. O'Hoppe was diagnosed with a labrum tear in his left shoulder on Sunday, and he is expected to miss 4-6 months. The Angels put O’Hoppe on the injured list Friday after