Mike Trout leaves game with stomach illness

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From Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register comes word that Angels outfielder Mike Trout had to make an early exit from Wednesday afternoon’s game against the A’s because of a stomach bug.

Trout was 1-for-2 with a stolen base and a run scored before the Angels had Grant Green pinch-hit for him in the top of the fifth inning. In the bottom of that frame, Tony Campana took over in center field.

The Angels have a scheduled team off day on Thursday, which should give Trout ample rest leading into the final weekend of the regular season.

The likely 2014 American League MVP is batting .290/.380/.563 with 35 home runs, 110 RBI, 16 stolen bases, and 114 runs scored through 154 games played this season for the American League West champions.