The Los Angeles Angels place Peter Bourjos on the D.L.

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,General,Injuries by chinmusic on Saturday 16 July 2011 at 7:46 am

The Angels have placed 24-year old righty swinging CF Peter Bourjos on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 8th with a strained right hamstring. Bourjos has played in 86 games for the Angels so far this year and he is 78 for 287 (.272 avg, .720 OPS) with 33 runs scored, 3 homers, 17 RBIs and 11 stolen bases. 19-year old righty swinging rookie Mike Trout will continue to start in CF until Bourjos is ready to return to action. Trout has played in 4 games for the Angels so far this year and is 2 for 13 (.154 avg, .368 OPS) with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI. The Angels have called up 22-year old lefty swinging 2B/OF Alexi Amarista to replace Bourjos on the active roster. Amarista has played in 19 games for the Angels already this year and he is 7 for 47 (.149 avg, .414 OPS) with 1 run scored and 4 RBIs.

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