Los Angeles Angels famous person Mike Trout made franchise historical past together with his three hundredth profession dwelling run Saturday evening at Angel Stadium (LAA 10, HOU 9). He’s the 151st member of the 300-homer membership and the house run moved Trout atop the Angels’ all-time record, breaking a tie with Tim Salmon.

Trout tied Salmon atop the leaderboard Friday evening. Right here is the milestone three hundredth homer, which got here towards Houston Astros right-hander Brandon Bielak:

“I knew the day he signed the (12-year) extension that he was going to go it,” Salmon mentioned throughout Saturday’s Fox Sports activities West tv broadcast. “All data are supposed to be damaged.”  

Saturday’s dwelling run was Trout’s MLB-leading fifteenth of the season. At 29 years and 29 days previous, he’s the eleventh youngest participant to 300 homers. He’s the 18th quickest to 300 homers at 1,235 profession video games. There’s additionally this:

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Trout is the quickest participant ever to 300 homers and 200 stolen bases, passing Corridor of Famer Willie Mays. Trout is sitting on 201 profession steals, second most in franchise historical past behind Chone Figgins’ 280. Right here is the Angels’ all-time homer leaderboard:

  1. Mike Trout: 300 and counting
  2. Tim Salmon: 299
  3. Garret Anderson: 242
  4. Brian Downing: 222
  5. Albert Pujols: 214

No different gamers have hit greater than 200 dwelling runs as a member of the Angels. Trout is after all the franchise chief with 73.6 WAR. Left-hander Chuck Finley is a distant second at 52.0 WAR.

Regardless of Trout’s greatness, the Angels won’t qualify for the postseason as soon as once more this season. They got here into Saturday with a 14-25 document, third worst within the American League. Sportsline places their postseason possibilities at 0.6 %.


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