Giving award to Angels’ Mike Trout is no rookie mistake

Speedy and exceptional outfielder, at 21 the youngest to be selected American League rookie of the year, put up offensive numbers that could also earn him the award as the league’s most valuable player.

It was not news that Mike Trout was selected American League rookie of the year Monday. It was a given.

Giving award to Angels’ Mike Trout is no rookie mistake