Mike Trout can cross Fenway Park off his home run to-do list.
Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday in Boston.
With his 428-foot drive over the Green Monster in the sixth inning, Trout has now homered in every American League ballpark. He had played 21 games in Boston without connecting.
“I didn’t think about it,” Trout said. “I think I got reminded about it every time I’ve come here.”
After two at-bats against Red Sox starter Rick Porcello in which he struck out and grounded out, Trout came up again and Porcello missed on a fastball that went straight over the middle of the plate.
Trout made him pay for it.
“I hit it good,” Trout said. “He pitched me tough my first two at-bats. I was looking for a pitch to hit and I got one.”
Trout was replaced in the seventh, having been hit in his shoulder by a pitcher earlier in the game. Trout was feeling fine.
Justin Upton added a three-run homer in the first inning.
Blue Jays 5, Yankees 4 — At Toronto: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning and Toronto dealt New York its second straight loss following a season-high nine game winning streak.
Royals 7, Tigers 0 — At Detroit: Mike Montgomery struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings as Kansas City beat Detroit. Jorge Soler homered and scored twice for the Royals, who had lost six of seven.
Cardinals 3, Pirates 1 — At St. Louis: Tommy Edman doubled and then scored the go-ahead run on an error in the sixth inning as St. Louis beat Pittsburgh.
Giants 3, Phillies 1 — At San Francisco: Jeff Samardzija pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, Evan Longoria and Kevin Pillar homered, and San Francisco beat Philadelphia.
Marlins 7, Braves 6 (10 innings) — At Miami: Martin Prado’s sacrifice fly in the 10th gave Miami a walk-off win over Atlanta in a game that was scoreless until the top of the eighth inning.
Mets 4, Nationals 3 — At New York: Luis Guillorme picked a perfect time for his first big league homer — a tying shot leading off the eighth — J.D. Davis added a go-ahead sacrifice fly and New York worked its magic again, beating Washington for its eighth straight victory.