Originally posted on Diamond Hoggers  |  Last updated 6/20/12
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The props for Mike Trout and posts on this site are lonnnnng overdue. But no longer. I want to make sure I plug my friend M.J. Lloyd’s scribes about Trout. He doesn’t mean to write about the young superstar everyday but in his own words, Trout forces him to. Either by going 4 for 4 like last night, or by making some insane catch, or by taking over the AL lead in steals. Trout is playing like a man possessed. And he’ll be getting more posts dedicated to him within these very virtual pages. And on the ESPN Baseball Today podcast, Keith Law saws that Trout is not only his AL ROY, but possibly his MVP. Mike Trout is awesome, and dare I say it; baseball’s best young player? He’s on pace for a 6.2 WAR season as a 20-year old. In comparison, Mickey Mantle had a 7.2 fWAR as a 20-year old. Has the Mike Trout Love Gone Too Far? [Halo Hangout]
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