Trumbo's uncanny power wows Angels

Updated: August 9, 2011, 1:56 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Mark Trumbo might have the most awkward nickname in baseball.

It's four words long and comes from a fictitious character. Some of his Los Angeles Angels teammates gave it to him after they met a guy named Domingo Ayala, who does spoof instructional videos (one of which starred Trumbo) that have gained a wide audience on YouTube. The mustachioed, chain-wearing "former professional player" dishes out absurd baseball advice in a thick accent. One of the videos led to Trumbo's nickname.

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