Mike Trout Wins 2019 AL MVP Award over Alex Bregman, Marcus Semien

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Mike Trout Wins 2019 AL MVP Award over Alex Bregman, Marcus Semien
Mike Trout Wins 2019 AL MVP Award over Alex Bregman, Marcus Semien

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout was named the 2019 American League MVP on Thursday, marking the third time in his career he has earned the recognition. Trout beat out Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman and Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien to take home the award. Trout edged out Bregman 17-13 in first-place votes. It was another spectacular season for Trout, as he hit .291/.438/.645 with a 1.083 OPS. He piled up a career-high 45 home runs and 104 RBI in 134 games. Of note, he led the AL in slugging and OPS, and he led the majors in on-base percentage for the third time in four seasons. His contributions were not limited to the plate, though. He was named an AL Gold Glove

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