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Video: Mike Trout trips rounding second base

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Remember on Saturday, when Jose Altuve failed to hit for the cycle against the Royals because he tripped around the second base bag? Angels outfielder Mike Trout must’ve felt bad for Altuve, so he did the same thing.

Trout was 1-for-2 with a solo homer when he stepped to the plate against Astros starter Collin McHugh. Trout dunked a 1-2 fastball down the right field line. Right fielder George Springer expected a high bounce, but the ball just died upon hitting the grass, so it skipped past Springer. It was an easy triple for Trout, but he stumbled coming around the second base bag, so he settled for two bases.

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Trout commiserated with Altuve before the start of the next at-bat. Before the game, though, Trout teased Altuve about his base running gaffe, per MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez. Trout said, “There’s some kind of karma involved there.”

Max Scherzer (hamstring) leaves start vs. Mets after just 1 inning

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WASHINGTON — Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer left his start for the Nationals against the New York Mets after just 27 pitches Wednesday night due to a hamstring injury.

He was replaced in the top of the second by Erick Fedde.

Scherzer was not as sharp as usual at the outset Wednesday, going 2-0 counts against each of New York’s initial two batters, walking one and giving up a single to the other.

The Mets eventually went ahead in the first on Dominic Smith‘s sacrifice fly.

Scherzer entered the game with an 0-1 record and 2.84 ERA this season.