It had déjà vu written all over it. On the heels of blowing a three-run lead in the series opener against the Texas Rangers the night before, the club was in danger of blowing a four-run lead on Tuesday night.

With two outs in the top of the ninth inning and the game tied 4-4, Adrian Beltre ripped a shot to left field that sliced toward the foul line and would have spelled doom for the Angels, sending in the go-ahead run. With that in mind, Mike Trout put his body on the line.

Never mind the fact that he was running out of real estate. Never mind the fact that he was giving up his body in nearly the identical spot Rangers outfielder Jeff Baker crashed into the wall while making a catch causing him to leave the game in the first inning with a knee injury.

Trout went for it and made a miraculous diving catch, going face first onto the warning track, to save a run, and inevitably the game, in the Angels 5-4, 11th-inning win over the first place Rangers.

Howie Kendrick sent the Angels fans, that were remaining in the Big A, home happy with a walk-off home run to center field off of Rangers reliever Joe Ortiz. It was Kendrick’s second home run of the night, giving him the fifth multi-home run game of his career.

But in the end, even Kendrick had to pay homage to Trout for keeping the team’s hopes alive on Tuesday night.

“That was phenomenal,” said Kendrick who went 3-for-5 with two home runs and drove in four runs. “That saved the game right there for us too. With guys like him and Pete (Bourjos) out there covering that ground — two of the fastest guys in baseball — not much really falls out there and to have him come up with a clutch play like that, I mean, that was huge for our team.”