SALT LAKE CITY —Just when you think that things can’t get any better, you are rewarded with more good fortune.
That was the case when Mike Trout earned a spot on the 2012 American League All-Star roster, adding to what has already been a positive two months with the Los Angeles Organization.
In his first All-Star selection, Trout was selected with fellow Angel Mark Trumbo to the AL Reserves list and became the youngest player in Angels history to earn a spot on the roster.
Since the call-up from the Bees on April 28th, Trout is hitting .336 with 15 doubles, eight hits and 32 RBIs for the Halos. More importantly, the 20 year old has sparked a 37-21 record since arriving to Anaheim, moving the Angels to just six games behind division leading Texas.
Trout has also compiled a AL best 22 stolen bases, making it quite the start to such a young and blossoming career.
The former Bee wasn’t even on the ballot, but managed to gather 832,439 write-in votes, which was the most that any player has received in MLB history.