Felix Pena injury update: Angels pitcher tore ACL

first_img Chris Sale not optimistic umpire will be held accountable for missed calls: There’s nothing MLB is going to do Pena has torn his ACL, the team announced Sunday.Today’s roster moves… pic.twitter.com/AdV95sU3G0— Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) August 4, 2019Pena had to be carried off the field during Saturday’s game and was sent to get an MRI soon after. The closer inspection revealed what the team most feared. Related News This is news Angels fans didn’t want to hear.Felix Pena went down with an injury in Los Angeles’ 7-2 loss to the Indians on Saturday. Some thought he hurt his ankle. Others believed he may have hyperextended his knee. But the news was worse than that. Félix Peña rolled his left ankle, but based off the video and audio it sounds like it’s his right knee that’s in pain.Talk about a season from hell for the Angels. pic.twitter.com/WDk19RFJUM— Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) August 3, 2019Pena has been one of the Angels’ best pitchers this season posting an 8-3 record with a 4.58 ERA in 22 games (seven starts). He had struck out 101 batters in 96 1/3 innings.Los Angeles was in the middle of the wild-card race as recently as a couple of weeks ago, but after winning the first two games of a four-game series against the Astros early in the second half to move a season-high four games over .500, the Angels have gone 6-10 since to fall back to .500 and eight games out of the second wild-card spot.Pena’s injury will not make a playoff push any easier.last_img read more