Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 3 Days
Trout went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and two walks in a win over the Marlins on Wednesday.
Trout hit his 30th homer with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to knock Henderson Alvarez from the contest Wednesday, and tie his career high in long balls, which was set in 2012. The 23-year-old is really turning it on to close out the month of August, having tallied nine hits (including three homers) in his last six games.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 4 Days
Trout went 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in a win over the Marlins on Tuesday.
Trout's strikeout rate has continued to soar in 2014, as he has now fanned nine times in his last seven games. While the lack of contact has likely led to a lower batting average than we are accustomed to seeing (.289), he is showing no shortage of power, having tallied a .558 slugging percentage in 498 at-bats this season.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 6 Days
Trout went 2-for-5 with a home run and two runs scored in a win over the A's on Sunday.
Trout seems to be coming on strong to end the month of August, as he is 5-for-17 with two home runs in his last four games.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 8 Days
Trout went 2-for-4 with a home run in a loss to the A's on Friday.
Trout's solo shot in the first inning was his first home run since Aug. 10. The 23-year-old has pumped the breaks this month, tallying a .761 OPS in 81 at-bats, but still owns a .289/.375/.559 batting line this season.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 12 Days
Trout went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI in a win over the Red Sox on Monday.
Trout entered Monday's game having recorded just two hits in his last 22 at-bats, but had a solid showing Monday, doubling home Kole Calhoun with a deep drive in his second at-bat of the contest. It's likely that most owners weren't concerned about Trout's recent struggles, but it may be off-putting to be reminded that he is in fact human.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 20 Days
Trout went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a loss to the Red Sox on Sunday.
Trout's solo shot in the eighth Sunday was the only run the Angels would muster off starter Ruby De La Rosa, who allowed just five hits in his eight frames of work. The 23-year-old has now homered in back-to-back games, giving him 27 this season.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 21 Days
Trout went 3-for-8 with a home run, a walk, two RBI and two runs scored in a 19-inning win over the Red Sox on Saturday.
Trout hit the game-tying home run to send the contest to extras in the eighth, and extended the contest again in the bottom of the 14th with an RBI ground out after Boston took the lead in the top of the frame. Trout snapped an 0-for-10 streak with his performance Saturday, and now owns a .963 OPS with 26 home runs this season.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 27 Days
Trout went 3-for-4 with a double, a walk, a stolen base, two RBI and a run scored in a win over the Rays on Sunday.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 1 Month
Mike Trout went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Orioles.
Trout's two-run blast accounted for the only runs the Angels were able to manage against Miguel Gonzalez. Prior to the homer, their only hits were a pair of Efren Navarro singles. The home run was Trout's 24th and put him up to 76 RBI. Even in tough losses like Tuesday's, Trout continues his march toward the AL MVP. He's slashing .309/.395/.610 to this point.
Mike Trout LF/CF.. LAA 1 Month
Mike Trout started a ninth-inning rally with a walk as the Angels came from behind to walk off victorious against the Mariners on Sunday.
Trout tied the game at 3-3 with a solo home run in the third inning, and finished 2-for-4 with three runs scored on the day overall. He walked to lead off the ninth inning against Mariners closer Fernando Rodney, then motored around 270 feet of basepath to score on an Albert Pujols double to tie the game. The Angels eventually walked off on Grant Green's single. Trout's stats remain unfathomably good: he's slashing .313/.400/.612 with 23 home runs, 74 RBI, 69 runs scored, and 10 stolen bases.