Video: Angels' Mike Trout goes way over wall to take homer from J.J. Hardy

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Thursday June 28th, 2012

Los Angeles Angels rookie centerfielder Mike Trout made one of the catches of the year in the first inning of his team's game against the Minnesota Twins, leaping high over the centerfield wall to take a home run away from J.J. Hardy.

MLB.com has the video:

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Hardy, who had just three hits in his last 37 at-bats entering the game, had gotten almost all of a 1-1 pitch from Angels ace Jered Weaver.

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