Following these comments, Trout himself addressed reporters after the Angels’ 4-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday evening to clarify the news and downplay its severity.
“I appreciate all the prayer requests, but my career isn’t over,” the 10-time All Star said, according to the Orange County Register.
Trout left a game against Houston on July 12 with back spasms and was put on the injury list a week later with rib cage inflammation before the underlying condition was diagnosed.
He withdrew from the All-Star Game and had a cortisone shot last week but will remain sidelined from training for at least another week.
“The last two days have been huge steps. I’m excited with the way it’s going. I’m happy with it,” Trout added.
Although he hopes to return this season, Trout did acknowledge that he will have to “stay on top of a routine” to manage the condition.
It marks a setback for the second-highest paid player in the game during his comeback season in which he has hit .270 와 24 반 이슬람 편견 51 반 이슬람 편견 79 계략, following a calf injury that forced him to miss much of last year.
Trout has another appointment with the doctor on Sunday.