The Angels' Logan O'Hoppe walks off the field after being...

The Angels' Logan O'Hoppe walks off the field after being injured during the ninth inning of the team's game against the Yankees on Thursday at Yankee Stadium. Credit: AP/Mary Altaffer

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels catcher Logan O'Hoppe needs surgery on a torn labrum in his left shoulder, cutting short the Sayville native's promising rookie season.

The Angels announced O'Hoppe's diagnosis Sunday. While he hopes to play again this season, he is expected to need four to six months of recovery time.

The 23-year-old's injury developed during the Angels' most recent road trip. He first felt pain after swinging the bat last Monday in Boston, and a reoccurrence Thursday on another swing forced him out of the Angels' game against the Yankees in the ninth inning.

He was off to an outstanding start to the season after seizing the Angels' starting job out of spring training, batting .283 with four homers and 13 RBIs in 16 games.

The Angels acquired O'Hoppe, a former Newsday Player of the Year at St. John the Baptist High School, from Philadelphia last season in a trade for outfielder Brandon Marsh.

The Angels already were thin at catcher without Max Stassi, who hasn't played this season due to a hip injury and a personal matter keeping him away from the team. Los Angeles' current catchers are light-hitting pair Matt Thaiss and Chad Wallach.

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