first_imgTEMPE, Ariz. — It will be a busy summer for Angels superstar Mike Trout, who is adding the title of father to his role as a team leader for a club that will move to a third manager in three seasons.Trout announced on social media Monday that his wife Jessica is expecting a boy this August, the first child for the couple.The Twitter announcement was exclamation-point heavy and included a video of Jessica surprising Mike with the news the night before Thanksgiving, a gender reveal that showed the couple’s child is a boy and a number of people close to the couple learning of the upcoming birth.“Baby Trout due August 2020!!” Mike Trout posted Monday evening. “I don’t even know where to begin….from seeing your heartbeat for the first time to seeing you dance around in mommy’s belly… we are truly blessed and this is only the beginning!!” Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Related Articles Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros He later replied to the original post.“Little man, you have the best mommy already and I can’t wait to be your dad!” Trout added. “We are so humbled by this gift God has given us. We love you already, buddy!!”Mike and Jessica Trout were married after the 2017 season. They started dating while attending high school in Millville, N.J.Trout, who signed the largest contract in sports history in March of 2019, a 12-year, $430 million extension with the Angels, did not play in Monday’s Cactus League game at Mesa against the Chicago Cubs. He went 2 for 3 with a run scored in Sunday’s 8-7 loss to the Chicago White Sox and is batting .444 (4 for 9) this spring with a walk and three runs scored.Trout, 28, is a career .305 hitter with 285 home runs and 752 RBIs in parts of nine seasons. The eight-time All-Star was the 2012 American League Rookie of the Year and has been named AL MVP three times, including last season when he batted .291 with a career-high 45 home runs along with 104 RBIs. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img