Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols is nearing 600 home runs and steadily climbing up the all-time RBI leaderboards, and Mike Trout is paying attention to his teammate’s pursuits.
“It seems like every day he’s breaking records,” Trout said. “It seems like every night he passes somebody on the RBI list or hit list.”
Trout is nearing 200 home runs. It’s not nearly the same sort of feat. Eight men have hit 600; 337 have hit 200. But only seven have hit 200 by the end of their age 25-season, which Trout is poised to do.
He hit his 185th Tuesday night against Tampa Bay, his 15th in 42 games this season. Is he aware of his current career...