Not only will one of the biggest name’s in baseball not take part in this week’s All-Star festivities but he will not take part in at least a handful of games for the Los Angeles Angels.

After being ruled out of Tuesday’s MLB All-Star game due to back spasms, Mike Trout now lands on the injured list with left rib cage inflammation. According to the team beat reporter for, Rhett Bollinger, the oft-injured superstar will be out for at least 10 days.

Trout had already missed LA’s previous four contests because of the back issue.

The 30-year-old was replaced in AL’s starting lineup by Byron Buxton of the Minnesota Twins, who was initially selected as a reserve. Ty France of the Seattle Mariners also got the nod as a replacement and will be one of the Junior Circuit’s reserves on Tuesday night.

FanDuel Sportsbook has the American League as slight road underdogs at Dodger Stadium. The AL sits at -102 on the moneyline while the National League is at -116.


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