Found February 20, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Mike Trout
TEAMS: Los Angeles Angels
Money changes everything.  Just don’t tell the Los Angeles Angels that. Josh Hamilton (left), Mike Trout (center) and Albert Pujols are the focal point of the Angels offense. The Angels entered 2012 as the hands down favorite to represent the American League in the World Series.  After all, during the off season, Angels owner Arte Moreno became the Western version of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner after he lavished more than $325 million dollars on free agents Albert Pujols and pitcher C.J. Wilson. Alas, the Angels got off to a horrendous start and finished April with a woeful 8-15 record. Pujols had zero home runs. Just as the boo birds began flying in, an outfielder by the name of Mike Trout (.326 BA, 30 HR in 139 games) came along and suddenly everyone forgot about the big contracts. Trout, who was called up from the minors 20 games into the season, and the Angels caught fire. They went 49-32 over the next three months and found themselves just three games behind division lead...
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