Originally written on Fantasy Sports Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/18/14

Mike Trout hit his fourth longest home run (452 feet) of the year to straight away center in Oakland on Monday night and he did it again last night. He became the first American League player to have 25 home runs, 30 steals and a 100 walks in a season. Last month he became the only player in major-league history to have at least 50 homers and 70 steals before turning 22. It really is a history lesson every night with this kid. #Angels OF Mike Trout is 1 2B and 1 3B shy of becoming first-ever member of 10-20-30-40 club (10 3Bs, 20 HRs, 30 SBs, 40 2Bs). That’s cool. — Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) September 17, 2013 I feel like we have to give Mike Trout the MVP so that he knows we appreciate him & doesn’t decide to leave us & go back to his home planet. — Joel Luckhaupt (@jluckhaupt) September 17, 2013 Although he didn’t get a double or a triple last night you have to like his chances even with 11 games left. Not much of a sophomore slump for this guy. His on-base percentage is .436 which is up over last year’s .399 and his OPS is 1.000 compared to .963 in his rookie season. Since moving into the three spot in the Angels lineup 46 games ago, Trout has walked 50 times which is the most in the majors over that span. His WAR is at 10.0 according to FanGraphs which is where it was last year. He’ll most likely finish third in American League MVP voting, but first overall in fantasy production.

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