Struggling Angels OF needs Mike Trout
For now, Angels fans get to watch Vernon Wells, Peter Bourjos and Torii Hunter, and occasionally the ghost that is Bobby Abreu and impatient first baseman/third baseman Mark Trumbo, handle things in the outfield. Perhaps using the words "handle things" might be a bit unfair. Counting Tuesday's shutout loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, Wells leads the team in home runs with three -- all other Angels have hit a combined eight -- but it's difficult to get past his one walk versus 10 strikeouts. Hunter is taking walks (team-leading seven) and is hitting .279, but hasn't homered. Still, I feel like Wells and Hunter were going to be rather limited fantasy options anyway this year; Wells would raise his batting average from last season's .218 and provide power. Hunter still had enough left in the tank to reach 20 home runs and hit .270.
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