Daily Mike Trout update

Mike Trout, an outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels, is a 2009 Millville High School graduate.

Friday: He hit a first inning solo home run, drove in another run, walked and threw a runner out at the plate through the top of the fourth inning Friday night at Houston. He finished the game 2-for-4 with two hits, two RBIs, a walk and a run scored. He's now hitting .429. The assist was Trout's first since Sept. 19, 2012.

Today: They will play at Houston at 7:10 p.m. Dallas Keuchel (6-10, 5.15 ERA in 2013) is scheduled to start for the Astros.

Stats: Trout was hitting .400 (4 for 10) with two runs and three RBIs through three games entering Friday.

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