We have a Trout down! I repeat, we have a Trout down!!! I’m going to need you all to remain calm. I said remain CALM!!!!!!!!
I know what you are all thinking, “how can things get any worse for the Halos?” Now their best prospect and future savior is injured. Why not just kill the Rally Monkey too while you’re at it, right?
Relax. Trout will be just fine, or so we are led to believe. Mike’s injury is to his knee, which definitely sounds scary, but is just a day-to-day thing. In fact, he hasn’t even been placed on the Double-A disabled list, which is a good sign since it is only a 7-day DL, so it isn’t like they would lose him for a long time if they put him on it.
That being said, this is a situation worth monitoring. If Trout’s injury does turn out to be more serious than reported, it could well cost or at least delay his expected promotion to Triple-A, which many have pegged for being some time around the Double-A All-Star break. The Halos could easily give him that promotion based on hsi performance thus far, but if he misses a few weeks of action, then the team would be wise to let him get back in a groove in Double-A before promoting him, which could mean waiting until August, a period that wouldn’t give him whole lot of Triple-A reps.
That’s it for this week, check back in next week to see what happens to our future hero. Same Trout Time. Same Trout Channel… err, blog.