Mike Trout's brother-in-law dies, family releases statement

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Mike Trout (Getty Images)

The Angels have announced Mike Trout’s brother-in-law, Aaron Cox, died Wednesday morning . 

Trout and his family released the following statement:

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.