Matt Thaiss heads to Angels' bench on Monday

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Matt Thaiss is not starting in Monday's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Thaiss will sit on Monday night after Phil Gosselin was announced as Los Angeles' starting first baseman.

Per Baseball Savant on five batted balls this season, Thaiss has produced a .293 expected average and a 20% hard hit rate.