Phillies and Angels
Mike Trout's health has been a bright spot this season, as he leads the major leagues in home runs. However, even his stellar performance hasn't been enough to offset the impact of Shohei Ohtani's absence on the struggling Los Angeles Angels. 
Despite Trout's resurgence and consistent excellence, with three MVP titles and multiple near misses, the Angels find themselves struggling with an eight-game deficit below .500. This scenario is emblematic of Trout's career—a blend of individual brilliance and team challenges. Trout's journey to greatness has been marked by remarkable achievements and a clear Hall of Fame trajectory. While injuries have interrupted his prime years and kept him from consistently playing over 140 games since 2016, his talent remains undeniable. 
Surpassing the 400-homer mark this season could be another milestone in his legacy, but his performance in his 30s will be pivotal in defining his place among baseball's all-time greats.
Despite Trout's accomplishments, the Angels' struggles highlight the importance of a balanced team and sustained success. His partnership with Ohtani was a tantalizing glimpse of what could be, but injuries and other challenges have tempered those hopes.
The Angels welcome Philadelphia having lost nine of their last 10 contests. The club was swept this past weekend at home by Minnesota. 
Pitching Matchups
Monday | 9:38pm
LHP Cristopher Sanchez (1-3, 2.96) vs. RHP Griffin Canning (1-3, 7.50)

Tuesday | 9:38pm
RHP Spencer Turnbull (2-0, 1.33) vs. LHP Tyler Anderson (2-3, 1.78)

Wednesday | 4:07pm
RHP Zack Wheeler (2-3, 1.93) vs. LHP Patrick Sandoval (1-4, 6.33)

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