Angels' Mike Trout has minor cryo procedure on ailing foot

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, right, celebrates with David Fletcher (6) after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Brett Anderson in the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Brett Anderson in the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout has undergone a cryoablation procedure to alleviate pain in his right foot.

Angels manager Brad Ausmus described the procedure as relatively minor Monday night.

Trout wasn't in the Angels' lineup for the second straight game when they opened a homestand against Cleveland. Ausmus says he could return later in the series.

Trout has been bothered by nerve pain in his foot for several weeks, but has largely played through it. The cryoablation procedure uses extreme cold to essentially deaden the tissue around the irritated nerve.

Trout is batting .291 with an AL-leading 45 homers and 104 RBIs. His .438 on-base percentage leads the majors.

___

More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

People also read these

Scott Dixon wins IndyCar pole at Watkins Glen

Sep 3, 2016

Scott Dixon won the IndyCar pole at Watkins Glen International on Saturday for the Grand Prix at...

Manny Pacquiao puts retirement on hold, takes on...

Sep 9, 2016

Manny Pacquiao is determined to fight on, even without Floyd Mayweather across the ring or HBO in...

Love chooses Fowler, Holmes, Kuchar for Ryder Cup

Sep 12, 2016

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has chosen Rickie Fowler, J.B. Holmes and Matt...

Al-Jazeera asking judge to dismiss players'...

Sep 13, 2016

Al-Jazeera America is asking a judge to dismiss defamation lawsuits filed by two Major League...

Veteran US diplomat John Buzbee dies at 50

Sep 15, 2016

John Buzbee, a veteran U.S. Foreign Service officer who served across the Middle East, died Thursday

Sign up now!

About Us

In The Headline sought to bring professionalism back into journalism, bringing you only the most exclusive and the most impactive news from all over the globe.

Contact us: sales[at]intheheadline.com