Originally written on Off Base Percentage  |  Last updated 10/15/14
Poor MJ. Mike Trout's offseason for him has been the equivalent to that one Christmas where his parents promised him a new ride and surprised him with a one month bus pass. Next stop, the bar.First, Trout got snubbed in the Gold Glove Award voting (Adam Jones? Really?). Luckily, the BBWAA got something right and unanimously voted Trout as the Rookie of the Year. Then they undid all that good in the MVP vote. Furniture, mirrors, stoneware, nothing was safe. Many hours of therapy, along with the viewing of this video, had Mr. Lloyd almost back to normal. Almost.On Nov. 9th, an item that was up for auction on eBay closed. The item had 27 bids on it. The item was Mike Trout's AA jersey which sold for $2,524.00. What people don't know is that bid #26 (as well as numbers 2,5,8,12,20,22 and 24) belonged to MJ, and with seven seconds left, almost certain the jersey was his, a late bid swooped in leaving MJ no time to recover. I warned MJ that $2,500 was simply too much money for...
PLAYERS: Mike Trout
TEAMS: Los Angeles Angels
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