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Mike Trout Donates Pizza, Soda to New Jersey Hospital Workers Amid COVID-19

Megan ArmstrongSenior Analyst IIApril 16, 2020

TEMPE, AZ - FEBRUARY 27: Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels smiles during a Los Angeles Angels Spring Training on February 27, 2020 in Tempe, Arizona.  (Photo by Masterpress/Getty Images)
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Los Angeles Angels star outfielder Mike Trout is not idly waiting for Major League Baseball's 2020 Opening Day.

The reigning American League MVP and his wife, Jessica Tara Trout, treated the staff at Inspira Elmer ER in his home state of New Jersey to pizza and soda while medical workers nationwide continue to battle COVID-19:

Debbie Trout @DebbieTrout27

@MikeTrout @JessTara @JeffreyTrout From one MVP to the REAL MVPs .....Proud to see @MikeTrout supporting the doctors, nurses, and first responders back home in good old South Jersey ! You guys are the best ! https://t.co/pw5zmIIrEQ

Trout previously encouraged the Anaheim Police Department:

City of Anaheim @City_of_Anaheim

We are so grateful for the men and women of @AnaheimPD who work every day on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak to continue to protect and serve our community. You know who else appreciates them? @MikeTrout! Thanks for stopping by to say hello! #miketrout #stayhome https://t.co/dhaEPgjwEd

The Angels have been aiding in relief efforts in several ways:

Los Angeles Angels @Angels

Huge thank you to our partner, @Oggis, who with the help of @LAAFoundation, delivered pizza to eight @MemorialCareHS locations to keep our healthcare heroes going! https://t.co/8p23S6uAyl

MLB was meant to start its 2020 season March 26, but Opening Day was postponed March 12 and has yet to be rescheduled.

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