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Just Give Mike Trout A Gold Glove Already

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In the midst of a meaningless loss at the tail end of a losing season, the Angels’ Mike Trout is still making highlight reel-worthy defensive plays. You know, as he does.


First there’s that the jump he gets on the fly ball to left-center—Trout’s already sprinting by the time the camera pans to the play—then he lays out with the hustle of a man who doesn’t care that his team is is more than 15 games out of even wild card contention. Add to that his .319/.435/.561 slash line and the Angels’ front brass should be ashamed of themselves for wasting Trout’s prime.

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