With his fifth plate appearance on Tuesday night, Mike Trout now qualifies for the batting title. Trout went 4-for-4 with a walk in the 12-5 win over the Giants and is now hitting .337, trailing only Paul Konerko of the White Sox (.357) for the American League lead.
Scott Downs (rib cage) made his first appearance since June 10 on Tuesday. The left-hander entered in the top of the eighth, giving up a single and a double and recording two outs on strikeouts before exiting.
Outfielder Ryan Langerhans (separated right shoulder) has begun a rehab assignment with Triple-A Salt Lake.
With one more walk, Albert Pujols will have 1,000 for his career.