Mark Trumbo

It's hard to believe, but Mike Trout is still getting better

It's hard to believe, but Mike Trout is still getting better

Are you superstitious?

Mike Trout glanced up.

“Yeah,” he said.

He smiled.

“What’s the question about?” Trout said. “Hitting?”

Trout homered in each of the last three games leading into the Angels’ series opener Monday night against the Chicago White Sox. So, yeah, hitting.

“Yeah, no,” he said.

Trout chuckled and bolted into the part of the Angels’ clubhouse closed to reporters.

Oh, well.

Several seconds later, Trout returned to his locker, still smiling.

“I’m messing with you,” he said. “Whatcha got?”

Of course Mike Trout isn’t superstitious.

He has been widely recognized as the best player in baseball for the last...

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