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Mike Trout, Tommy La Stella wear No. 45 to honor Tyler Skaggs at All-Star Game

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Per the Angels, All-Stars Mike Trout and Tommy La Stella will honor late teammate Tyler Skaggs by wearing No. 45 during tonight’s All-Star Game. Trout normally wears No. 27 while La Stella wears No. 9.

Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room on July 1. He was 27 and would have turned 28 years old on Saturday.

Patrick Corbin, a former teammate of Skaggs’ in the Angels’ minor league system and as members of the Diamondbacks, also wore No. 45 during a start against the Marlins. The Rangers, hosting the Angels at the time of the tragedy, helped pay respects to Skaggs with a moment of silence at Globe Life Park. The stadium did not play music before at-bats or during warm-ups. The No. 45 was spray-painted on the back slope of the pitcher’s mound as well.

There will likely be a moment of silence before tonight’s game to honor the memory of Skaggs.

Wil Myers fainted at a charity event last night

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Dennis Lin of The Athletic reports that San Diego Padres outfielder Wil Myers fainted at Kirby Yates‘ charity event last night.

Myers was admitted to a local hospital and underwent a series of tests, but all came back normal and he feels fine today. The team believes it may have been a matter of Myers being dehydrated and that he should available to play in tomorrow night’s game against the Dodgers.