Trout drove in Erick Aybar with a third inning double to give the Angels a 1-0 lead, then scored in what turned into a three-run inning for the Halos. Trout also drove in a run in the sixth inning with an infield single, and scored two runs on the night.
Ervin Santana pitched into the eighth inning and allowed just two runs to earn his first victory of the season. Santana was 0-6 with a 5.59 ERA coming into the game, and the Angels had been shutout in each of his last five starts.
Howie Kendrick also had three hits for the Angels, including a double, and Albert Pujols had two hits and two RBI.
The Angels head to Texas next, opening a three-game series with the Rangers on Friday.
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