That is information Angels followers did not need to hear.
Felix Pena went down with an harm in Los Angeles’ 7-2 loss to the Indians on Saturday. Some thought he damage his ankle. Others believed he might have hyperextended his knee. However the information was worse than that.
Pena has torn his ACL, the staff introduced Sunday.
Pena needed to be carried off the sector throughout Saturday’s recreation and was despatched to get an MRI quickly after. The nearer inspection revealed what the staff most feared.
Félix Peña rolled his left ankle, however primarily based off the video and audio it sounds prefer it’s his proper knee that is in ache.
Speak about a season from hell for the Angels. pic.twitter.com/WDk19RFJUM
– Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) August 3, 2019
Pena has been one of many Angels’ finest pitchers this season posting an 8-Three report with a 4.58 ERA in 22 video games (seven begins). He had struck out 101 batters in 96 1/Three innings.
Los Angeles was in the course of the wild-card race as just lately as a few weeks in the past, however after successful the primary two video games of a four-game collection in opposition to the Astros early within the second half to maneuver a season-high 4 video games over .500, the Angels have gone 6-10 since to fall again to .500 and eight video games out of the second wild-card spot.
Pena’s harm is not going to make a playoff push any simpler.