Howie Kendrick hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and finished with four RBIs, leading the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Simply put, Mike Trout was the best player in the game in 2012.
The Los Angeles Angels’ center fielder Trout and Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper were named the Jackie Robinson Award winners as the top rookies in the American and National League, respectively, as voted on by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
The Angels have another player who is absolutely a blast to watch in Mike Trout. Problem is, I can’t stand this guy anymore. He’s always there doing damage to the Rangers.
Bobby Wilson hit his first homer of the season leading off the seventh inning against Matt Harrison on Sunday night, sending the Rangers to the showers in a 7-4 loss to the Angels.
The last person in the ballpark to realize that Yorvit Torrealba had been ejected by umpire Tim McClelland after a disputed play at the plate was Torrealba himself. He was in such a blind rage that he was completely oblivious.
Vernon Wells hit the first of the Angels’ five solo home runs and had an RBI triple to back up Ervin Santana pitching on short rest in Los Angeles’ 8-4 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Saturday night.