TEMPE, Ariz. -- Leadership in baseball clubhouses ordinarily flows in a natural arc, from veterans who are able and willing to impart their wisdom and knowledge to younger players.
In the Angels' camp, Albert Pujols, Jered Weaver and Huston Street fill the role nicely. But there is another leader here, and there is nothing ordinary about him. Mike Trout, at 23, doesn't have to say a word. But make no mistake, he already is a formidable presence as a leader by example.
Lyle Spencer is a national reporter and columnist for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @LyleMSpencer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.