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.
Wednesday: Trout went 4-for-6 with an RBI, three runs scored and a spectacular catch to rob Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy of a home run as the Angels beat the Orioles.
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO .AVG OBP SLG OPS
53 218 47 75 14 3 7 30 21 3 21 46 .344 .402 .532 .934
Notes: In addition to leading the American League in batting average, Trout leads the majors with 47 runs scored since May 1.
Quote: “One of the best plays I have seen behind me,” Angels pitcher Jered Weaver said of Trout’s highlight-reel catch. “Obviously very uplifting, and I played off of that.”
From Press staff reports