Mike Trout, an outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels, was the 2012 and 2013 MVP runner-up and the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year. Trout, 22, is a 2009 Millville High School graduate who was a two-time Press Player of the Year and The Press Male Athlete of the Year for the 2008-09 school year.

Friday: Went 2-for-4, including his second home run of the year, with a walk and two RBIs, and threw a runner out at the plate from center field in an 11-1 win over Houston.

Saturday: Was 1-for-5 (three strikeouts) in a 5-1 win over Houston.

Today: They will play Houston at 2:10 p.m. Scott Feldman (1-0, 0.00) is scheduled to start for the Astros.

Stats: Trout is hitting .368 (7 for 19) with three runs and five RBIs through five games this season.

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