Worth noting

Worth noting

• 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.