PHILADELPHIAHe failed to strike out in his final at-bat and was left with a miserable game. Three times, the three-time AL MVP fell behind and went 0-4 in the Angels' latest loss. His streak of hitless games was now a career-worst of 0 for 23.
Trout's Angels had seven hits, but they failed to make it count in Saturday's 7-2 defeat to the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Trout said, “I'm just attempting to get in a good position for hitting.” “And right at the moment, I'm still not.”
Los Angeles isn't the only team that is struggling, with nearly six years of losing streaks.
He struck out nine in six strong innings. Four RBIs were enough to pace Philadelphia's victory. Postgame talk was dominated by Trout and Angels, who suffered their 10th consecutive defeat.
Trout's last worst stretch was 0-21 May 2018. For the fifth consecutive season, he struck out in three games.
Trout stated, “I'm in the it.” “I have to get out of this. “I'm searching too hard right now.”
The Angels were swept away by theThey were in their worst losing streak since Aug. 4-15 2016 when they lost 11 straight. The current road trip has seen five consecutive losses.
Joe Maddon, Angels manager said that they aren't hitting. “We cannot cover any of our errors. It is necessary to be able cover up a bad lie once in a while. It's not possible right now.
Maddon called the Angels “hard to see” after Friday's loss. They have now dropped 14 of 17 overall games and performed nothing like the team that began 24-13 and tied for first place in the AL West on April 15. Over the last four games, the Angels have only scored four runs.
Maddon stated in Saturday's postgame availability, “I'll pose you all a question.” “Who should you be angry at?” Whom should I be mad at? They are busting their butts. They're having fun. It's great to do our prep work. We're doing so many great things, but we aren't winning.
This report was contributed by The Associated Press.