The Angels have announced Mike Trout’s brother-in-law, Aaron Cox, died Wednesday morning .
Trout and his family released the following statement:
Please keep the Trout and Cox families in your prayers: pic.twitter.com/uD4gfFtgyn
— Maria I. Guardado (@mi_guardado) August 15, 2018
Cox, who turned 24 on Aug. 5, was a pitcher in the Angels’ farm system and appeared in 11 games in 2018 for the High-A Inland Empire 66ers.
Trout, on the 10-day disabled list with an injured right wrist, is eligible to come off the DL on Thursday. The Angels announced Tuesday he would be on the East Coast for a family matter.