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Angels' Mike Trout is undecided about home run derby
Angels' Mike Trout is undecided about home run derby

Mike Trout is torn. The Angels center fielder is widely considered the best all-around player in baseball, and he is also a premier slugger, as evidenced by his prodigious 489-foot home run, as projected by ESPN, in Kansas City on Friday night. Trout is a virtual lock to start his second straight All-Star game on July 15, garnering more than 4 million votes in Monday's final balloting update. He knows his participation in the home run derby would be good for the game, and he wants to show his appreciation to the fans by competing in it. But Trout, who is batting .314 with a team-leading 18 homers and 59 runs batted in, seemed genuinely conflicted when asked what he would tell Jose...

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