Angels manager Phil Nevin provided the update Wednesday on Urshela, who was enjoying a solid debut season for Los Angeles before he fell awkwardly at first base while trying to beat out his grounder on June 15 at Texas.
Urshela fractured his left pelvis in the fall. The Colombian veteran has seen two specialists to determine he won't need surgery, but the rest and recovery time necessary to heal are likely to prevent him from playing again in 2023, Nevin said.
Urshela is batting .299 with two homers and 24 RBI for the Angels, who acquired the former Yankees infielder from Minnesota last November and signed him to an $8.4 million, one-year contract. He has filled all four infield positions for the Angels, playing primarily at third base and first base.
His absence is a blow to the playoff hopes of the Angels, who are trying to end their eight-year postseason drought.
The 31-year-old Urshela will be an unrestricted free agent this winter.