The Mike Trout legend grows

Something about Mike Trout's unusual skill set has always inspired hyperbole. Scouts compared him to Mickey Mantle and Kirby Puckett, among other Hall of Famers, when he was still a teenager.

The 20-year-old outfielder had another did-you-see-that moment Saturday night at a Triple-A game when he scored from first base on a single.

The Angels preach first-to-third religiously. The term first-to-home isn't really in anybody's vocabulary. Trout got a good read on Alexi Amarista's single to right and just kept going, beating the relay throw.

"I was going as hard as I can around second going into third," Trout told MiLB.com. "My third base coach was way up the line and he usually throws up a stop sign. But I didn't see one, so I kept going. I think he threw it up just as I got to him, but I didn't see it and it was too late at that point anyways."

Trout's talents soon might make it impossible for the Angels to leave him at Triple-A. He already has a 10-game hitting streak and is batting .385 with a home run, a double, two triples and six RBIs.