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MRI comes back clean on Mike Trout’s sore back

Jun 4, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

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Angels superstar center fielder Mike Trout was removed from Tuesday’s game against the Astros due to lingering stiffness in the middle of his back and he is not in Anaheim’s starting lineup on Wednesday night. But the situation is looking up.’s Alden Gonzalez reports that Trout underwent an MRI on Wednesday which showed only inflammation and no structural damage. “It’s definitely good news,” Trout told Gonzalez. “I’ll see how I feel tomorrow. Maybe I’ll go tomorrow.”

Josh Hamilton will start in center field Wednesday in his second game back from the disabled list.

Trout is batting .293/.379/.546 with 11 homers, 38 RBI, and five steals in 54 games this year.

  1. renaado - Jun 4, 2014 at 6:34 PM


  2. infieldhit - Jun 4, 2014 at 6:59 PM

    Fortunately the Angels are only in the middle of a series against the Astros. Oh, wait.

    • sportsfan18 - Jun 4, 2014 at 10:53 PM

      yeah, the M’s and the Lastro’s are kicking the Angles rears this season…

  3. markofapro - Jun 4, 2014 at 11:02 PM

    There’s still time to see Dr. Andrews.

  4. hcf95688 - Jun 5, 2014 at 12:46 AM

    Glad thge MRI came back “clean”, I doubt a blood test would.

    • badsequel - Jun 5, 2014 at 2:02 AM

      Got any yo momma jokes while you’re at it?

  5. mick2014 - Jun 5, 2014 at 1:51 AM


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