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Mike Trout's timetable

Spring ailments and crowded roster slow Angels phenom's road to majors

Originally Published: March 25, 2012
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

TEMPE, Ariz. -- It's a little too early to pencil in Mike Trout as a future Hall of Famer. But if he maximizes his potential, he has a good chance to surpass Tim Salmon as the greatest Angels outfielder named after a freshwater fish.

This spring Trout is learning a valuable lesson: Good fortune doesn't always smile on prospects -- even those who mesmerize scouts with their skills or hit the jackpot on the standard 20-80 player evaluation scale.

Washington's Bryce Harper, the ...

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