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Trout, a three-time American League MVP, said during an appearance on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM the front office hasn’t asked him to help make a pitch to any free agents, but he’s more than willing to play that role if called upon:
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Mike Trout: I’m waiting by my phone to hear that we made a big acquisition.
“I want to get to the playoffs.”
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The 28-year-old New Jersey native is on pace to put himself in the conversation as the greatest baseball player in history by the time his career ends. The Angels have qualified for the postseason just once since he made his debut in 2011, though.
Trout needs help in L.A. He’s coming off another monster season where he ranked first among all MLB players in WAR (8.6), second in OPS (1.083) and fifth in…