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Halo Headlines: Josh Hamilton continues to sit, Mike Trout’s baserunning slump

The August 19th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Josh Hamilton continues to sit, Mike Trout’s baserunning slump and much more… The Story: Josh Hamilton got another “mental day off” yesterday. The Monkey Says: It was his idea not play Sunday, but Monday it was Scioscia’s idea. However, Josh did offer to be put lower in the order. It seems...
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Mike Trout’s Other Slump

Several unusual things happened in Sunday afternoon’s game in Arlington between the Rangers and Angels. Firstly, Huston Street blew a save, his first of the year. Second, Mike Trout got a hit, his first in 18 at bats as he suffers through the second prolonged slump of his otherwise Troutishly MVP-calibre season. Thirdly, Trout was […]
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Angels Players Power Rankings – Week 21

RANKPLAYERCHANGECOMMENTS 1-- 0 Last Week: 1Mike Trout - If Trout has another 1-for-19 week with 7 Ks, is Scioscia going to tell us he isn't the same player either? 2-- 0 Last Week: 2Garrett Richards - I don't know who even suggested the idea of Richards starting on short rest in Oakland, but that person should probably shut up. 3-- 0 Last Week: 3Albert Pujols ...
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Talent Comparison: Trout vs. Bonds

Mike Trout is the arguably the best player in baseball with the ability to hit for contact and power at a level that is not matched by many.  That isn’t his only weapon in his arsenal though; Trout is faster than any 230lb man as any right to be.  Stealing 30 bases a year would be easy for Trout, though this year his team is holding him back.  When I look at Trout and all he...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo’Ne Davis Becomes First Girl To Throw LLWS Shutout, Strikes Out Eight

Philadelphia Taney Dragons ace Mo’Ne Davis continued her dominance of Little League opponents Friday, hurling a two-hit shutout in the Little League World Series to beat Nashville 4-0, per CBS Sports. Davis struck out eight and didn’t walk a single batter, becoming the first female to throw a shutout in Little League World Series history. She is the 18th girl out of nearly 9...
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Angels’ Mike Trout Has Already Won 2014 AL MVP, According To Google (Photo)

The BBWAA doesn’t even need to vote for the 2014 American League MVP award because according to Google, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has already won. A quick query on Thursday revealed that the popular search engine already considers Trout as the winner. GOOGLE KNOWS EVERYTHING. ALL HAIL MIKE TROUT, 2014 AL MVP— Alex Dacome (@EssentialDacome...
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Google Thinks Mike Trout Is 2014 AL MVP (Photo)

At least let the season finish first, Google. Talk about major fail.  We put this to the test and indeed discovered that Google thinks that Mike Trout is the AL MVP. Way to be bias, Google. Usually Google never has these types of errors happening but this can’t be right. [NIS] The post Google Thinks Mike Trout Is 2014 AL MVP (Photo) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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Mike Trout Is Your 2014 AL MVP, According To Google

  Mike Trout has finished second in the AL MVP voting for two consecutive seasons, but this year could finally be his year to take home the hardware. If you believe Google, however, he’s already won it. A simple Google search for ‘MLB MVP winners’ turns up the results you see above, which already declare Trout the winner this year.  It’s only August and there’s still...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout vs. Clayton Kershaw: Breakdown of Freeway Series matchup

LOS ANGELES -- It was the talk of the town. The city was buzzing with anticipation of the first ever matchup between the game's best pitcher and the game's best player.  Everyone wanted to know how would Mike Trout fare against Clayton Kershaw?  Would Kershaw's brilliance outclass the Angels phenom?  Would Trout be his normal self against the best arm in the league...
Via Fox Sports West
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout, Angels take down Rays in power-delayed game

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mike Trout hit RBI double to key a five-run first inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 Sunday in a game delayed by a power outage at Tropicana Field. There was a 19-minute wait during the third inning after lightning struck a nearby power substation, causing some of the stadium lights to go out. Trout had three hits, walked and stole...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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