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Mike Trout has a two-homer, seven-RBI night to propel Angels

TORONTO — Getting back to basics at the plate has been paying off for Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout. Trout hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam, and had a career-best seven RBIs as the Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Wednesday night. “This is the best I’ve felt all season, just getting a pitch to hit and not missing it, just barrelling the ball,” Trout said. Justin Upton also homered for the Angels, who have won all six meetings with the Blue Jays this season and 18 of the last 24 in Toronto. Trout, who finished 3 for 6, flied out in the sixth, struck out looking at a full count pitch in the eighth, and had an RBI single with the bases loaded in the ninth. “He was very Mike Trout-ish to ...