NEW YORK — For as many headlines as
But that changed Monday when Trout, at the
"To me, personally, I think you should be out of the game if you get caught," Trout told WFAN. "It takes away from the guys that are working hard every day and doing it all-natural."
The Angels begin a four-game series against the
Trout, the 2012
“Some people just are trying to find that extra edge,” Trout told the radio station. “It’s tough as a guy that goes out there and plays hard every day, puts in 110% effort. To wake up, see there’s a list of guys. … It’s good that
But when asked Monday afternoon in the team’s Yankee Stadium clubhouse to elaborate on his comments, Trout, who is hitting .330 with 20 home runs and 73 runs batted in, deferred most questions to pitcher
"I don't want to talk about it anymore," Trout said.
Trout did answer one question about the importance of young players like himself, Washington’s
"Oh yeah," he said. "We get tested every week. Guys like me and Harper, Machado, Puig, guys who go out and play hard … it's good for the game."