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Angels' Mike Trout will adjust his approach, swing at more first pitches
Angels' Mike Trout will adjust his approach, swing at more first pitches

Angels center fielder Mike Trout took a mighty hack at the first Cactus League pitch he saw Thursday and sent a fly ball to right-center field for an out. This would be a normal occurrence for most major leaguers, who swung at the first pitch 25.2% of the time last season, but not for the ultra-patient Trout, who swung at the first pitch just 10.6% of the time. That could change this season, as Trout looks to cut down on his American League-high 184 strikeouts, the only blemish on a most valuable player season in which he hit .287 with 36 homers, 111 runs batted in and 115 runs. "I'm looking to drive the ball a little bit," Trout said after going one for two with an...

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