It’s official, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has once again been named American League MVP. This is Trout’s 2nd MVP award in 3 seasons.
BREAKING: Mike Trout wins AL MVP, his 2nd MVP award in his 6-year career. pic.twitter.com/Yo2ZgO0QLp
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 17, 2016
Trout is the only player in the history of baseball to finish either 1st or 2nd in MVP voting in each of the first 5 full seasons of his career. That is absolutely insane. Trout has literally been one of the, if not the, best players in baseball since the very moment he came into the league.
Trout batted .315/.441/.550 and hit 29 home runs while driving in 100 runs. He is clearly the best player in baseball, and has the hardware to prove it.
Players like this don’t come around often, if ever. Congratulations to Mike Trout!