Don't Count Mike Trout Out of the MVP Race

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Don't Count Mike Trout Out of the MVP Race

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Mike Trout is a two-time AL MVP and was in the midst of another stellar season, before he suffered a torn thumb ligament that is expected to sideline him for six-to-eight weeks. But don’t count him out of this year’s MVP race just yet.

Trout was hitting .337 with a .461 on-base percentage and .742 slugging (including 16 home runs in his 206 at bats), before injuring his thumb on a headfirst slide on Saturday. All those marks were career highs. His 1.203 on-base plus slugging percentage adjusted for his home park equates…

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