Los Angeles Angels closer Huston Street is seeking a second opinion on his injured knee and could undergo season-ending surgery, reports Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Street hasn’t pitched since July 31 after suffering from inflammation in his right knee.
“I haven’t heard anything in the first couple evaluations of the knee that says it would be any kind of major surgery, but all surgery has some unknown quantity as far as how guys come back,” manager Mike Scioscia said. “But what has been talking about with Huston would be of the minor surgery variety.”
Scioscia does not believe that the injury is something that will affect Street in the future. The 33-year-old is signed through 2017, with a club option for 2018.
Street has struggled this season, posting a 6.45 ERA and nine saves.
Los Angeles (51–72) is currently last in the AL West standings.