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Former Kernel Gets MVP Award in All-Star Game
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (CBS2/FOX28) - A former Cedar Rapids Kernel has a new title; Most Valuable Player.
During the 85th All-Star game at Target Field in Minnesota, Mike Trout received the MVP award.
Trout was drafted in 2009 and played with the Kernels in 2009 and 2010 before eventually joining the Los Angeles Angels.
Along with Tuesday nights big honor, Trout had another big moment; he got to play alongside one of his role models, Derek Jeter.
22-year-old Trout is the second youngest player to win this particular award.
Beating him but just a couple months was Ken Griffey Jr. who won the award in 1992.