|Angels' Gary Matthews Jr. sprains ankle|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 11 September 2007 15:50|
X-rays were negative, and a team spokesman said Matthews will be sidelined for the remainder of the road trip, which includes two more games in Baltimore and a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox.
With two outs in the top of the third inning, Matthews hurt his right ankle when he slid into second base on a ground ball to shortstop. Miguel Tejada threw to first - not second - on the play. Matthews left the game.
Matthews is batting .257 with 18 homers and 17 stolen bases.