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Angels' Mike Trout stealing fewer bases amid Albert Pujols' hot streak

Angels' Mike Trout stealing fewer bases amid Albert Pujols' hot streak

Mike Trout reaches first base, and it's easy to imagine that old song by the Clash bouncing around in the Angels center fielder's head: "Should I Stay or Should I Go." Far more often than not, Trout has stayed, not strayed. In fact, it seems as though an anchor is attached to the leg of one of baseball's fastest runners, weighing down Trout and, at times, the Angels' offense. When Trout stole second in a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees on June 29, it was his first stolen base in 5 1/2 weeks, a span of 35 games. His previous stolen base, in Fenway Park on May 22, was his eighth of the season and came in the Angels' 42nd game. That put Trout on pace...

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