Found November 12, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
When the American League Rookie of the Year award is announced this evening, the question isn't "if" Mike Trout will win. The question is "will Mike Trout win the award unanimously?" He really should, because quite frankly, there isn't any much serious competition for the Angels center fielder from Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and A's left fielder Yoenis Cespedes. Trout's 2012 has been ridiculous. He has more homers and stolen bases than Cespedes, known for his exciting blend of power and speed. While Cespedes' 23 homers and 16 steals are definitely impressive, Trout's 30 homers and 49 steals are incredible, especially for a rookie. Considering that Trout didn't turn 21 until August, that makes his overall stats even more impressive in comparison to Cespedes, who turned 27 in October after the Oakland season ended. Not only was Trout's season worlds better than Cespedes' season, he did it while being six years younger than hi...
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