Mike Trout taking breather for Angels against Astros
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout is not in the lineup for Wednesday's series finale against right-hander Jose Urquidy and the Houston Astros.
The Angels appear to be giving Trout the day off after he went hitless and struck out four times in the three previous games. Juan Lagares will start in center field and hit sixth. Jared Walsh has been bumped up to third in the order, followed by Taylor Ward and Jose Rojas.
Per numberFire's MLB Heat Map, the Angels have an implied total of 4.1 runs on Wednesday. Urquidy owns a 17.7 strikeout percentage and 5.5 walk percentage this season.
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