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.
Sunday: Trout ended a 1-for-20 slump with a two-out RBI double in the seventh inning of a 2-0 win over Arizona. He finished 1-for-4.
Season statistics: (Through Sunday)
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO .AVG OBP SLG OPS
45 182 35 59 11 3 6 27 16 3 17 40 .324 .382 .516 .899
Notes: Trout’s RBI double Sunday snapped the Angels’ 0-for-20 skid with runners in scoring position. ... His .324 batting average is tops in the majors among rookies, 30 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. ... Despite the slump, Trout still is hitting .365 in June.
From Press staff reports