Mike Trout''s status as the best MLB player of his generation remains intact, but injuries have become a concern for the Los Angeles Angels star. Now, he apparently has something he''ll have to deal with for a while. Angels head athletic trainer Mike Frostad told The Athletic''s Sam Blum that Trout, who has been out since July 12 with a back issue, has been diagnosed with a condition called costovertebral dysfunction at T5 that could be a long-term issue. Hours later, Trout downplayed the concern about his back, telling reporters the condition isn''t a career-altering problem so much as something he needs to "stay on top of" and calling all the comments about his career "silly," per Blum.
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