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Trout crushes his 1st HR of July, 25th of season

ANAHEIM — Mike Trout crushed his 25th home run of the season off Ross Stripling in the sixth inning of the Angels’ game against the Dodgers on Saturday at Angel Stadium. Trout launched a misplaced fastball from Stripling 403 feet to center field to cut the Dodgers’ lead to 2-1. His 25 homers are tied with the Yankees’ <span class="t… ...

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AL MVP Power Rankings: Can anyone challenge Trout?

At the end of each month, theScore’s MLB editors will break down the leading candidates for the MVP and Cy Young awards in the American and National Leagues. Today, we’re ranking the early favorites for the 2018 AL MVP. 5. Jose Altuve, Astros AVG OBP SLG WRC+ WAR .345 .408 .492 153<… MLB | theScore

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Trout, Freeman remain atop latest MVP polls

Freddie Freeman made his first All-Star appearance five years ago just as one spectacularly successful era was ending for the Braves. He was the face of the franchise during four transition seasons in which they averaged 90 losses. That Freeman is having maybe his best year — .327 batting average, 15 home runs — feels right at a time when ...

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J.D. ties Trout for MLB lead with 23rd homer

BOSTON — J.D. Martinez sent one soaring to deep center on Friday night, a two-run rocket that put him back into a tie with Mike Trout for the MLB lead in homers with 23. The slugger belted a 1-2 fastball from Mariners reliever Nick Vincent with two outs in the botto… MLB News Index

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Trout playing DH through 'painful' finger sprain

On Thursday night, Mike Trout acted as the Los Angeles Angels‘ designated hitter for the second straight game, as the superstar played through a finger sprain and is unable to throw. The natural center fielder hasn’t been stationed in the outfield since Monday, with <a data-in-app-uri="thesco… MLB | theScore

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Entering 1,000th game, Trout remains peerless

ANAHEIM — On Thursday night, Mike Trout will play the 1,000th game of his brilliant MLB career. Since debuting with the Angels in 2011 at 19 years old, Trout has crafted one of the greatest peaks in baseball history — and he’s still finding ways to get better. The 26-year-old center fielder is in the midst of his best season ...

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Trout extends torrid stretch as Halos gain split

[unable to retrieve full-text content] There was no other player the Angels would have rather had up to bat in that situation. Down, 2-1, in the fifth inning, the Angels had loaded the bases with one out against D-backs right-hander Matt Koch, bringing Mike Trout to the plate. Arizona pitching coach Mike Butcher jogged out to the mound to briefly ...

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The 4 tools that make Mike Trout the greatest player alive

Entering Monday, 21 lineups in Major League Baseball have produced 6.0 or more Wins Above Replacement, according to FanGraphs. Well, 21 lineups and Mike Trout, who comes into the week at 6.1. The best player in baseball has singlehandedly produced more value than nine entire lineups, including the Blue Jays, Rangers,

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