Mike Trout opens 2024 MLB season with dwelling run in first at-bat

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By Stacy Connor


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The baseball participant who’s arguably the best of his era hit the first dwelling run of the 2024 season.

Mike Trout took Corbin Burnes deep in Baltimore in his first at-bat of the 12 months.

Burnes threw an 88 mph slider to Trout on a 1-1 rely, however he made a pricey mistake by trowing a low strike to the three-time MVP.

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Mike Trout before game against Angels

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels throughout pregame ceremonies previous to a recreation towards the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Thursday, March 28, 2024, in Baltimore.  (Daniel Shirey/MLB Pictures by way of Getty Photographs)

Trout, possibly the very best low-ball hitter within the recreation, blasted the providing 402 ft over the left-center subject wall at Camden Yards, only a few ft from the absurdly deep a part of the park.

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It is a good begin for the possible Corridor of Famer who has had a disappointing previous couple of years.

Trout has at all times put up spectacular numbers, even when he is missed time. Within the final three seasons, he is performed 36, 119, and 82 video games, respectively. 

Final 12 months, he put up profession lows in nearly each class, slashing .263/.367/.490. That got here after he hit simply .283 in 2022, his lowest in a non-pandemic-shortened season. Though he did hit 40 dwelling runs.

Mike Trout in BP

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels watches batting follow earlier than a recreation towards the Baltimore Orioles on opening day at Oriole Park at Camden Yards March 28, 2024, in Baltimore.  (Greg Fiume/Getty Photographs)

He has not performed in additional than 140 video games since 2016, though he did win the MVP when enjoying in 134 in 2019. 

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Maybe Trout has his eyes set on 400 profession dwelling runs. He wants 31 extra. Giancarlo Stanton grew to become the 58th participant to succeed in the milestone final 12 months. It appears Trout will attain that quantity if he stays wholesome.

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There was speak we’re seeing the decline of an all-time nice who has by no means received a postseason recreation with the Los Angeles Angels.

Mike Trout taking field

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels takes the sector throughout pregame ceremonies previous to a recreation towards the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Thursday, March 28, 2024, in Baltimore. (Daniel Shirey/MLB Pictures by way of Getty Photographs)

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Maybe he heard the noise and wished to silence it.

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