Mike Trout (back) has returned to the Angels lineup on Thursday.

The Angels seem to think Trout is ready to jump back into the lineup after missing three of the last four games. He did pinch-hit in one of the games. Given his talent and level of importance to the team, one would think that it would make sense not to rush him back, so you have to go in with some cautious optimism here. Hopefully he is fine and will be free of any additional injury or setbacks.ANALYST: Howard Bender Mobile App