Monday June 8th, 2015

A video of Los Angeles Angels centerfielder Mike Trout watching a montage of highlights will open the TV coverage of Monday night’s MLB draft.

Coverage of the draft will begin on MLB Network at 7 p.m. ET. The video features Trout’s 3-year-old nephew watching Trout’s old highlights and also shows Trout himself doing the same.

The defending American League MVP is off to a strong start this season. Through 57 games, Trout is batting .283 with 16 home runs, 33 RBIs and a .934 OPS.

In the latest All-Star Game voting totals released on Monday, Trout was second among AL outfielders with 3,668,577 votes, trailing only the Kansas City RoyalsLorenzo Cain at the position.

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The Angels drafted Trout 25th in the 2009 MLB draft out of Millville Senior High School in Millville, N.J. Trout made his major-league debut on July 8, 2011 against the Seattle Mariners.

Mike Fiammetta

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