Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout won’t be returning when he’s eligible to come back off the injured record on Monday.
Trout, coping with left rib cage irritation, hasn’t performed since July 12. He was a late scratch from the lineup within the Angels’ 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers final week earlier than the All-Star break.
Head athletic coach Mike Frostad advised reporters on Saturday that Trout had a cortisone injection in his again on Thursday.
“The injection was completed into the joint the place the rib meets up with the backbone,” Frostad mentioned. “So it is form of a troublesome space to get to and he simply has to let that cortisone take impact. He is performing some stuff proper now that does not contain rotation.”
Frostad mentioned Trout might be day-to-day because the Angels proceed to judge the slugger, who mentioned he’s been coping with the problem because the begin of the month.
Trout, 30, is slashing .270/.368/.599 with 24 homers this season for an Angels workforce 11 video games out of the wild-card race.