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@RhettBollinger
December 3, 2019

ANAHEIM -- Angels superstar Mike Trout is up for yet another honor, as he’s a nominee for the 2019 All-MLB team as voted on by the fans and a panel of experts.

ANAHEIM -- Angels superstar Mike Trout is up for yet another honor, as he’s a nominee for the 2019 All-MLB team as voted on by the fans and a panel of experts.

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Trout, 28, won his third American League Most Valuable Player Award and also won his seventh Silver Slugger after another incredible year that saw him hit .291/.438/.645 with a career-high 45 homers to go along with 110 runs, 104 RBIs and 11 stolen bases. Trout called it his best season of his career, despite playing in 134 games and missing the last three weeks of the season because of right foot surgery to remove a neuroma.

"Just felt like I was the most consistent at the plate,” Trout said. “I felt good all year. I had a couple skids, but I was able to get out of them quickly. I had a lot of help from my hitting coaches. I had a great year. I felt good.”

The selection process for the 2019 All-MLB Team begins Monday and runs through 2 p.m. PT on Dec. 3, with 50 percent of the vote coming from fans and 50 percent coming from a panel of experts.

You can vote right here, and may do so once every 24 hours between now and when voting ends next Tuesday. The inaugural All-MLB Team will be announced on Dec. 10 at baseball’s annual Winter Meetings in San Diego.

All-MLB Team nominees, club-by-club

There will be a first team and second team All-MLB, and voters are asked only to consider performance during the regular season when casting their ballots. Each team will include one selection at each position (including designated hitter and three outfielders, regardless of specific outfield position), five starting pitchers and two relievers.

Trout has had plenty of help from fans in the past, as he was the leading vote-getter for the 2019 AL All-Star Game squad and has been voted in as a starter eight times, which is an Angels record. He was also the first player to be elected a starter in seven straight seasons since Derek Jeter from 2006-12.

“Mike is a one-of-a-kind player," new Angels manager Joe Maddon said. "There is no comparison that I've seen since 1981, when I began as a coach, manager and scout. His complete skill set is generational and stands up to every era that participated in our game.”

Rhett Bollinger covers the Angels for MLB.com. He previously covered the Twins from 2011-18. Follow him on Twitter @RhettBollinger and Facebook.