Mike Trout of Millville is a rookie outfielder with the Los Angeles Angels. Trout, 21, is a 2009 Millville High School graduate who was The Press Player of the Year that season.
Monday: Trout was 4-for-5 with a double, triple two runs scored and three RBIs in an 8-4 win in Seattle.
Season statistics: (Through Monday)
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI
137 551 129 179 26 8 30 83
SB CS BB SO .AVG OBP SLG OPS
48 4 67 136 .325 .398 .564 .963
Notes: If Trout steals two more bases, he will join Eric Davis (1987) and Barry Bonds (’90) as the only players ever to hit 30 homers and steal 50 bases in one season.
Quote: “You can’t say much that hasn’t been said about Mike’s year,” manager Mike Scioscia said in a story on the Angels’ website. “He just keeps going.”