Los Angeles Angels put Mike Trout on paternity leave list


Mike Trout, whose wife is expected to give birth to the couple’s first child this summer, was put on the Los Angeles Angels’ paternity leave list on Thursday.Trout’s wife, Jessica, was originally due to give birth in August. The limit for one passage on the paternity leave list is three days. Trout and Jessica had already chosen a name but wanted to keep it a secret until delivery.

The triple MVP was originally hesitant to play this season amid a pandemic, primarily concerned with contracting the coronavirus and passing it on to his wife, a scenario that would at the very least force them into quarantine and prevent them duty. their newborn. But Trout’s worries seemed to subside somewhat after baseball resumed in early July.

“I can’t wait to meet him,” Trout said the day before the Angels’ season opens on July 24, which marked the start of his ninth full season on the big leagues. “We are excited. Jessica was very strong and courageous. I don’t know how women do this. “


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