Mike Trout of Millville is a rookie outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels. Trout, 20, is a 2009 Millville High School graduate who was The Press Player of the Year that season.
Monday: Trout was 1-for-4 with a run and a walk in a 5-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
Season statistics: (Through Monday)
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI
46 186 36 60 11 3 6 27
SB CS BB SO .AVG OBP SLG OPS
19 3 18 40 .323 .383 .511 .894
Notes: Trout’s .323 batting average is tops in the majors among rookies, 29 points higher than second-place Bryce Harper of the Nationals. ... Trout is second among all rookies in RBIs with 27, just one behind the Mariners’ Jesus Montero despite having played 15 fewer games than Montero. ... Angels are 28-18 since Trout joined the club April 28.
Quote: “I don’t believe in singles,” Trout told the Los Angeles Times last week. “I’m just trying to be aggressive and make some things happen.”