Angels rookie Mike Trout might not deny Miguel Cabrera the MVP, but he could keep beat him out for the batting title and deny him the Triple Crown.

Cabrera went 4-for-5 in Monday night's clincher to raise his league-leading average to .329.

But Trout went 4-for-5 in the Angels' win in Seattle to raise his average to .325.

He moved into second in the batting race in place of Joe Mauer, who went 1-for-5 in Toronto and dropped to .322.

Then Mauer went 1-for-5 in Toronto on Monday night and dropped to .322. Cabrera went 4-for-5 to rise to .329.