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The legend of Mike Trout continues to grow, as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim center fielder made another amazing catch on Saturday night.

Trout robbed Seattle Mariners catcher Miguel Olivo in the top of the eighth inning, jumping high over the centerfield wall to make a highlight reel play.

Trout, the 25th player taken in the 2009 amateur draft, leads the American League with a .344 batting average.

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