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Tucker Vasher is a big fan of Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout.

Vasher, who suffers from brittle bone disease, received a surprise from Trout just days before he underwent surgery.

And it was a pretty awesome surprise . . . 

"This is like the the greatest day of my life," Vasher said.

The two are friends on Twitter and occasionally message back and forth about Vasher's progress.

Trout is tied for third in the American League with 16 home runs, and he clearly knocked another one out of the park with this gesture.

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2014 MLB playoff predictions

The regular season is done. The wild-card games are over. The division series are underway. How will it all play out?

  • Which team will win the NLDS between the Cardinals and Dodgers? (Tied 1-1)

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  • Which team will win the NLDS between the Giants and Nationals? (Giants lead 2-0)

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  • Which team will win the National League?

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  • Which team will win the World Series?

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Trout MVP in Jeter's final ASG

Beloved New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter helped the American League to a 5-3 All-Star Game win Tuesday night, going 2-for-2 with a double and a run in his final Midsummer Classic. MVP honors, however, went to the almost-undisputed best player in baseball, Mike Trout; the Los Angeles Angels outfielder went 2-for-3 with a double, triple and two RBIs -- including the game-winner. St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, meanwhile, stirred some controversy by saying he intentionally took it easy on Jeter (he later walked back a bit on his comments). Did Jeter get snubbed? Do you have a problem with Wainwright?

  • Who deserved All-Star Game MVP?

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  • Adam Wainwright says he grooved pitches for Derek Jeter during the All-Star Game. Do you have a problem with Wainwright taking it easy on Jeter?

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  • What is your opinion of Derek Jeter?

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  • Where does Derek Jeter rank among the best baseball players of all time?

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  • Will the Yankees (47-47) make the playoffs this season?

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  • Should the MLB All-Star Game determine home-field advantage in the World Series?

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