Hometown Hero

The Angels haven't raised a big-time power hitter for a decade, save for the all-too-injured Dallas McPherson. They might finally have found one down the street from Angel Stadium. Mark Trumbo grew up in Orange County, a long fungo from the ballpark. He wowed scouts as a pitcher at Villa Park High, but the Angels drafted him in 2004 and paid him $1.425 million to grab a bat.

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