Mike Trout says he’s hoping to return to the Los Angeles Angels’ lineup this season, regardless of a calf harm that has sidelined him since Could, however the middle fielder thought he’d be again by now.
“I’m simply attempting to get again,” Trout said. “Clearly, we’re operating out of time right here, however my principal focus is to get again on the sphere, regardless of when it’s. … It’s one of many hardest issues I’ve been by means of in my profession. I’ve been by means of some accidents, however this factor is hard. I by no means realized how a lot I exploit my calf.”
At occasions, Trout appeared in good spirits, saying he was feeling higher every single day.
“It’s a grind,” Trout said earlier than Saturday’s sport towards the Indians. “I are available every single day, work onerous, and it looks like it’s simply dragging. It’s undoubtedly carrying on me slightly bit. However I’m staying optimistic.”
Trout stated he has had frequent conversations with Angels supervisor Joe Maddon about his calf throughout his restoration, however the supervisor has additionally suggested him to maintain his head stage.
“Psychological well being is severe stuff, man,” Trout stated. “Nothing to simply look over.”
Yahoo Sports activities reports that the important thing to Trout’s restoration, he stated, was getting to some extent the place he may play the day after understanding. The harm is healed, however scar tissue nonetheless must be damaged down.
The timeline for a rehab task stays unclear.