Mike Trout, an outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels, was the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year and MVP runner-up. 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.

Tuesday: Trout went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts in the Angels' 3-0 victory over the Athletics.

Wednesday: The Angels finish their series with the American League West champion Oakland Athletics at 3:35 p.m.

Stats: Trout is hitting .324 (187-for-578) with 26 home runs, 92 RBIs, 108 runs, 39 doubles, nine triples and 33 stolen bases on 40 attempts in 153 games. His on-base percentage is .431, his slugging percentage .557 and his OPS .988.

A graduate of Penn State University, I worked at the Carroll County Times in Westminster, Maryland, before joining The Press in 2013.