Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The American League West is loaded with designated hitters with solid resumes. Mark Trumbo was an All-Star last year. Lance Berkman was a most valuable player candidate two seasons ago and Kendrys Morales was on his way to a big career before an ankle injury. How will it shake out at the DH position this year? Here's a look at the DH rankings in the West. 1. Los Angeles The Angels certainly boast of the most versatile designated hitters in baseball in Mark Trumbo. He may also be one of the best. Trumbo played left field, right field, first base and third base for the Angels last year as the team tried to find a way to keep his All-Star bat in the lineup despite Trumbo having defensive deficiencies. With all those spots occupied as of now, it looks like the majority of his ABs this year will come from the DH spot. He certainly gives the Angels a potent one as Trumbo, who finished second in the rookie of the year voting in 2011, hit 32 home runs last season. Many of them were of ...
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