Mike Trout, an outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels, was the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year and MVP runner-up. Trout, 21, 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.

Monday: Went 1-for-4 — a home run — with a walk in a 4-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in a game held up for two-plus hours by rain.

Today: The Angels play at Baltimore at 7:05 p.m. The Orioles’ scheduled starter is Miguel Gonzalez (3-2, 4.05).

Stats: Trout is hitting .304 with 11 home runs, 41 RBIs, 46 runs scored and 14 stolen bases on 17 attempts in 64 games. He has 20 doubles and six triples.

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