Remember last year when Mike Trout robbed a J.J. Hardy home run with what many, myself included, considered the most athletic play of the season? That came in the bottom of the first inning of a game in Baltimore last June. So what happened Tuesday night in the bottom of the first in Baltimore with Trout in left field and Peter Bourjos in center? This:
Here's Trout's play from last year:
Despite those two plays, Hardy has led major league shortstops in home runs since the start of the 2011 season, but if it weren't for the Angels
' center fielder's he'd have 67 over that span instead of 65.