VIDEO: Mike Trout taketh, then giveth on same play
For a split second, it appeared Angels outfielder Mike Trout had robbed St. Louis' Jon Jay of a home run. Instead, the ball fell out of Trout's glove and over the wall. Here's the highlight.
We've seen plenty of Angels star Mike Trout robbing opposing hitters of extra bases in the early years of his career. Wednesday night, though, he gave back to the opposition. Here is him taking away a home run from Jon Jay of the Cardinals and then giving it right back within seconds:
Cue the fish puns! I think the most notable that I saw on Twitter was that this was a catch-and-release situation.
Regardless, one of baseball's best players ended up on the short end this time around.
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