Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs goes on IL with sprained ankle – Daily Bulletin

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ARLINGTON, Texas — The Angels got Mike Trout back but lost Tyler Skaggs on Monday.

While Trout returned to the lineup for the first time since last Tuesday, after nursing a sore right hamstring, Skaggs was placed on the injured list with a sprained left ankle.

Skaggs played catch on Monday afternoon and said he expects to have a bullpen session in a few days, so it’s possible he will miss the minimum 10 days. He is eligible to be activated on April 23.

“It’s kind of a freak thing,” said Skaggs, who missed time with oblique and groin injuries the past two years. “I am kind of accustomed to the freak things now to the point where it is what it is. It’s upsetting but I know it’s nothing serious. I want to get on top of it now so it doesn’t linger around for a long time.”

Skaggs said he landed awkwardly in the fourth inning of Friday’s start at Wrigley Field. He was trying to field a…

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