Mike Trout hit his 100th career home run to become the youngest member of the 100 HR/100 SB club

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Angels outfielder Mike Trout’s sixth-inning two-run home run off of Astros starter Roberto Hernandez was the 100th of the 23-year-old’s brief career. Now with triple digits in homers and in stolen bases (104), Trout has become the youngest to join the 100/100 club, eclipsing — who else? — Alex Rodriguez, as Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register notes. Trout is 23 years and 253 days old. Rodriguez was 23 years old and 309 days old at the time.

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Trout has, as expected, been performing at the plate, coming into the night with a .438/.500/.594 triple-slash line with one home run, four RBI, and two stolen bases. The defending American League MVP, Trout accrued 28.2 Wins Above Replacement through the 2014 season (his age-22 season) according to Baseball Reference. Through Rodriguez’s age-22 season, he had compiled 22.9 WAR.

Update (10:40 PM EST): Trout, like Rodriguez, has also homered twice tonight. Trout added a three-run home run in the eighth inning off of Chad Qualls.

Doubleheader between Cardinals and Tigers postponed

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A doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers this week is being postponed to allow more time for additional COVID-19 testing.

MLB opted to postpone Thursday’s doubleheader to continue additional testing while players and staff are quarantined before the team returns to play. More details about the Cardinals’ resumption of play will be announced later this week.

The Cardinals had a series against Pittsburgh set to start on Monday postponed after a weekend series against the Cubs was scrapped due to three positive coronavirus tests.

St. Louis had two more players and a staff member test positive for the virus on Friday and have had eight positive players overall, including star catcher Yadier Molina.

There have now been 29 games postponed by Major League Baseball because of coronavirus concerns. The Cardinals have not played since July 30 and have had 15 games scrapped.

Miami and Philadelphia each had seven games postponed earlier and have returned to the field since the disruptions.

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