The Historic Awesomeness of Mike Trout in One Chart

This just in, the start of Mike Trout’s baseball career has been historically excellent. OK, obviously that’s not news. It’s been well documented that Trout’s 2012 season was the best season ever for a 20-year old according to fWAR. It should come as no surprise then that Trout’s 2012 was also one of the highest fantasy value above replacement (FVAR) seasons ever for such...
Via Batting Leadoff
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Angels power past Mets, 14-2

TURNING POINT: Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez hit consecutive home runs in the first inning against Bartolo Colon, the first time the Angels have done that since July 27, 2009. Trout's went into the top of the trees beyond the center-field wall, Pujols' into the Angels' bullpen in left field and Ibanez's into the right-field stands. It was Pujols' 495th...
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Angels using the long ball to fuel offense

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Look who's leading the major leagues in home runs. The Angels might not be a team built exclusively on power, but two weeks into the season, they're flexing their muscles in a very big way. Sunday afternoon, they smacked five home runs and 11 extra-base hits to crush the New York Mets 14-2 at Angel Stadium and win the three-game series. It gave them six...
Via Fox Sports West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout’s New Salary Should be Higher

Mike Trout is underpaid. This may seem ridiculous seeing that he is a 22 year old being paid millions to play a game for a living, but going by market value, he deserves more than the 6-year, $144.5 million deal he signed on Saturday. Simply put, he is the best player in baseball and deserves to be paid like it. However, three other players recently signed contracts equal or larger...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Trout’s contract is ruffling feathers, Angels not worried about RISP struggles

The April 7th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Trout’s contract is ruffling feathers, Angels not worried about RISP struggles and much more… The Story: Mike Trout’s contract is ruffling the feathers of other players. The Monkey Says: Well, probably their agents’ feathers. Somehow they think Trout can’t sign for less than every cent available...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout Celebrates 6-Year, $144.5M Contract Extension With Colossal Steak (Photo)

Los Angeles Angels phenom Mike Trout is celebrating his recent six-year, $144.5 million contract extension in a big way. In a Saturday night outing, Trout ordered a massive 36-ounce steak, proving that his appetite is as enormous as his athletic skill. The 22-year-old outfielder must have been hungry after finishing spring training with a .414 batting average, 17 RBI, and six home...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout celebrates massive contract with a massive steak

Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout was rewarded on Friday for his performance on the field over the last two years with a 6-year, $144.5 million contract extension. On Saturday, Trout celebrated his huge contract with teammate Garrett Richards by ordering himself a big, juicy 36-ounce steak.Photo via Twitter/@AlexxisJoan.For some reason, we're suddenly finding ourselves...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels, Mike Trout happy to put deal behind them

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Trout will wear a halo for another six years and get paid $144.5 million to do so. The Angels finalized a deal with the 22-year-old two-time All-Star outfielder that will keep him in Anaheim through 2020. The deal will begin in 2015 and covers both of his arbitration years as well and delays free agency by an extra three years until he's 29. The Angels...
Via Fox Sports West
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout Contract Extension Press Conference

As if an earthquake wasn't enough for everyone to know that something major happened last night, the Los Angeles Angels made every Angels fan wish come true official with a press conference on March 29, 2014. Yes fans, we can rest assured that for the remainder of this decade, our own home-grown superstar will be with the team through at least the 2020 season.For those of you...
Via Angelswin
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout, Angels agree on six-year contract extension

The Los Angeles Angels and  outfielder Mike Trout are finalizing a six-year contract extension worth over $140 million according to MLB’s Alden Gonzalez. A six-year deal between Trout and the Angels would buy out his first three years of arbitration and three years of free agency. There have been rumblings of a deal between these two sides for months. Considering Trout has been...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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