Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 3/19/13
The American League West is stocked with talent in left field but there's little doubt where the pecking order begins. Los Angeles boasts of the game's best talents in Mike Trout, who was the team's primary centerfielder last season. While Trout is outstanding, there are plenty of other good left fielders in the West. Here's a look at the picture in left in the West as well as the team rankings. 1. Los Angeles The Angels are moving one of their three most valuable player candidates to left field this season. Mike Trout, who won the rookie of the year and finished second in the most valuable player voting last season, was the Angels primary centerfielder last season. Trout made 108 starts in center and just 29 in left. But the Angels want Peter Bourjos in center and Josh Hamilton in right so Trout is in left. Wherever he's playing, it's going to be hard for him to improve on last year's numbers. In just 139 games, Trout scored a league high 129 runs and led the American League wi...
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