Mike Trout leaves with injury against Red Sox

ANAHEIM — A hectic day for the Angels became even more so when Mike Trout exited in the bottom of the third of a 6-5 loss to the Red Sox in 10 innings at Angel Stadium on Tuesday. The club announced the injury as left groin tightness.

The loss extended the Angels’ losing streak to 13 games, setting the franchise record for longest single-season losing streak and tying the franchise’s all-time record for longest overall losing streak (Sept. 19, 1988-April 4, 1989). It was also the debut of Phil Nevin as interim manager, as the club dismissed manager Joe Maddon earlier in the day.

It was shaping up to be a great offensive game for Trout, who hit a two-run home run in the first inning, then doubled in the third. Trout appeared to wince as he reached second base, but stayed there for the next batter. After Jared Walsh fled out, Trout had a short discussion with the team trainer before heading to the dugout. He was replaced by pinch-runner Jo Adell, who came around to score one pitch later on Max Stassi’s ground-rule double. Adell remained in the game in right field, while Juan Lagares shifted to center.

Trout had gone 0-for-26 prior to Monday, the longest drought of his career, before singling in the first inning of that game to snap his skid. He’d come to the ballpark early to get some extra batting practice in, facing live pitching at 12:30 pm, several hours before he’d normally begin his pregame workouts.

The Angels’ lineup is already pretty banged up, with several key hitters currently on the injured list; they’re missing third baseman Anthony Rendon (right wrist inflammation), right fielder Taylor Ward (right hamstring strain) and infielder David Fletcher (hip surgery).

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