By Matt Leon
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It has been a season of overcoming adversity for Lower Moreland High School and Neumann University product Gary Mitchell.
The 24-year-old outfielder/first baseman is playing for the Los Angeles Angels’ Single-A affiliate, the Inland Empire 66ers, out in California. He has appeared in just 13 games this season, missing a big chunk of the campaign to this point due to injury.
“I was actually going for a fly ball during the game,” Mitchell told KYW Newsradio this past Friday. “It was down the line and I was running. I collided with the fence and tore a ligament in my foot. So they sent me down for rehab in Arizona and fixed me up. Took a whole lot longer than I thought, think it was just over nine weeks, but I’m back and ready to go.”