Mike Trout has been the subject of a myriad of rumors and discussion for reasons off the field this winter. Once he and the Los Angeles Angels took to the field to start their slate of Spring Training games, Trout reminded the world why.
Batting in the 4th inning of the team’s game against the Chicago Cubs with the bases loaded, Trout saw a pitch that got too much of the plate. Here’s what he did with it (video from MLB.com):
Trout’s combination of tools is what sets him apart from pretty much everybody else in baseball. That includes his power, which was on display here with this grand slam.