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.

Saturday: Went 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored in a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Today: The Angels will host Toronto and starting pitcher Mark Buerhle (7-7, 4.27) in a 3:35 p.m. game.

Stats: Trout is hitting .325 with 17 home runs, 66 RBIs and 75 runs in 108 games. He has 23 stolen bases on 27 attempts, and has walked 61 times. He has hit 31 doubles and eight triples. His on-base percentage is .415, his slugging percentage .557 and his OPS .971. ... Trout led all of baseball in July with a .475 on-base percentage and a 1.108 OPS. ... He was the only player in the American League to reach base in every game in July. ... He has reached base in 33 consecutive games and is the first Angel ever with two consecutive streaks of at least 33 games in a season.

Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.