Did Mike Trout let 'Iron Man' get into his head? (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout grounded out in the eighth inning of Sunday's game in Detroit after a fan dressed in an Iron Man costume gave him some trash talk while he warmed up in the on-deck circle.Not sure of the significance of the Iron Man costume, or what he said to Trout. However, if "Iron Man" was trying to get...
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Mike Trout did something for the first time on Saturday

Mike Trout has achieved a lot for someone who has had only two full seasons in the Major Leagues. He’s led the league in runs twice, and led once each in stolen bases and walks while lapping his competition in terms of WAR. But on Saturday afternoon against the Tigers, Trout achieved something he had never done in 352 career games. He struck out four times, earning the golden...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Albert Pujols’ 500th home run will be an achievement worthy of our attention

If you learned to love baseball in the 1980′s and early 1990′s such as myself, than you’ll remember the days when 35 home runs was enough to lead either league, and that the 54 homers hit by Cecil Fielder in 1991 was a very big deal. Regardless of who’s at fault, the days of low-numbered, long-ball champions are gone, and because of the PED-era, nobody will ever approach...
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Mike Trout is promoting Marlon Wayans movies, for some reason

When it comes to baseball, Mike Trout is great at just about everything. Sure, you can quibble about his arm strength, but that’s about it. Off the field, however, Trout has a lot of work to do. By all accounts he is a genial, upstanding fellow, but it turns out that he isn’t exactly a cinephile. Go see my boy @marlonwayans hilarious movie #ahauntedhouse2 in theaters TONIGHT...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Going to sleep on Mike Trout was a bad idea

I had the Angels game somewhat queued up last night when I passed out on the couch with my bulldog – Garrett Richards was doing everything he could to hand the game back to the A’s despite those darling Angels doing everything they could do to get him the win in the face of his own futility. And I fell asleep on Michael Nelson Trout. And wouldn’t you know it that he did something...
Via Diamond Hoggers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Scorecard: Angels vs A's, April 15, 2014

A's 10 - Angels 9The Angels struck with two early runs, but he A’s rallied to answer each Halo lead taking a 9-7 advantage into the bottom of the ninth. Mike Trout delivered a two-run home run to tie the game but Oakland came back again, scoring the go ahead run in the 11th. The Angels rallied in the bottom half but fell short, leaving the winning runs in scoring position.Click...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout's clutch HR not enough as Angels downed by A's in extras

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Trout tried his best to be the hero Tuesday night. The Angels star hit a two-run homer to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth to force extra innings. In the bottom of the 11th, representing the tying run again, he legged out an infield single, stole second base, and advanced to third on a Raul Ibanez groundout to first, but he never made it home. Of the...
Via Fox Sports West
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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5 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...
Via Monkey with a Halo
14 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...
Via Holdout Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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