Mike Trout has several career milestones within reach.

Mike Trout has a few career milestones within reach over the final seven games of the Angels’ homestand. Thanks to the Angels’ public relations staff for their tireless research:

• If he scores today, Trout will have 200 runs in his first 249 games, which will make him the fastest to 200 runs by any player in MLB since 1940 (Ted Williams, 225 games and Barney McCosky, 236 games).

• Of the seven who have been faster since 1916, five are in the Hall of Fame (Joe DiMaggio, Lloyd Waner, Kiki Cuyler, Ted Williams, Chuck Klein).

• If Trout homers today or tomorrow, he’d be the first player ever with 48 home runs and 50 stolen bases in his first 250 games, and the fourth player since 1935 with 14 triples and 48 homers in his first 250 (DiMaggio, Williams, Mays). If he hits three more homers in his next nine games, Trout will be the fastest player ever to reach 50 home runs and 50 stolen bases.

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About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.