Angels' Moniak takes pitch off finger, gets X-rays

by Daryn Albert - Los Angeles Angels manager Phil Nevin wasn't expecting good news on outfielder Mickey Moniak, who left Saturday's nightcap at the Mariners after taking a pitch off his finger.

Los Angeles Angels' Mickey Moniak goes for X-rays; 'not looking good,' Phil Nevin says 3:08 AM ET ESPN News Services Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mickey Moniak had to leave the second game of a doubleheader at the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night after taking a pitch off his finger on a bunt attempt in the ninth inning. Moniak, who was acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies at Tuesday's trade deadline in a deal for pitcher Noah Syndergaard , went for X-rays, and Angels interim manager Phil Nevin was not expecting good news. "It's not looking good," Nevin said. "I'm crushed for him, but it's a part of the game." Editor's Picks Trade grades: Phillies make last-minute move to acquire Noah Syndergaard 5d David Schoenfield Moniak, the top pick in the 2016 amateur draft, hit his second home run in three days before the injury. The 24-year-old outfielder also went deep on Thursday against the Oakland Athletics , but he began the day a .131 career hitter in 99 at-bats over 50 big league games. The teams split Saturday's doubleheader, with the Mariners winning the opener 2-1 and the Angels taking the nightcap 7-1 . Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.