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The 20-year-old Angels outfielder leads the American League in hitting (.357) and stolen bases (31) and is starting to steal some of the limelight from fellow rookie Bryce Harper.
DAN PATRICK: Toughest pitcher you've faced?
MIKE TROUT: Hmm. [Long pause.] That's hard.
DP: Is hitting that easy for you that you don't have one?
MT: When I first faced [Yu] Darvish, he had some pretty good stuff. He had 12 pitches, none of them were straight.
DP: Have you asked your idol, Derek Jeter, for an autograph yet?
MT: Yeah, I got a couple from him.
DP: When did you approach him?