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Houston Astros: Is George Springer the next Mike Trout?

The Houston Astros have a great amount of young talent. This team will only continue to mature and get better. How good can their prospects be? Do they have the next Mike Trout? George Springer walk back to the dugout George Springer has all the tools to play like Mike Trout. Both have amazing power, they can both cover tons of ground in the outfield, both can throw out runners...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

An entirely too early look at Mike Trout versus high pitches

Mike Trout entered the 2015 with a few different goals: he wanted to swing earlier and more often, he wanted to strikeout less and he wanted to solve his problem with pitches up in the zone. These are goals that in some ways are all in concert with each other and in conflict with each other at the same time. Trout is going to try to accomplish those goals nonetheless, and if anyone...
Via Monkey with a Halo
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout sparks bench-clearing discussion between Angels and Royals (VIDEO)

Tempers flared, benches cleared and things were discussed during the Angels-Royals game Sunday after Yordan Ventura confronted Mike Trout as the Los Angeles slugger slid into home plate and shouted something the Kansas City pitcher apparently didn't like. Even with Ventura dominating the Angels 7-1 on the mound, the lanky 180-pound pitcher got things started by staring down the...
Via The Other Paper
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura has beef with Mike Trout (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Yordano Ventura got in Mike Trout’s face after the outfielder score a run during Sunday’s game, perhaps because he was upset with the MVP getting a line drive hit off of him. Trout hit a line drive at Ventura’s head in the sixth after seeing a brushback pitch from...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

When the Angels held back Mike Trout

Boy, this whole Kris Bryant situation sure got heated fast, right?! On the off-chance you haven’t been keeping tabs on the MLB’s most philosophically layered spring training headline, I recommend reading Mike’s proposed rule changes; Nathaniel’s examination of what the Players’ Association could do next; and Jason Wojciechowski’s appeal to ethical business practices over at […]
Via Fangraphs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout hits home run, robs Mariners of home run (Videos)

Your browser does not support iframes. Last year, Mike Trout took home the first of what will likely be multiple MVP awards he will collect during his major league career. On Monday, Trout got his 2015 season off to a mighty fine start. His first time at the plate, all Trout did was hit a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: A pair of bold predictions

Opening day is just around the Easter corner. With that being the case, it is time to make a pair of bold claims on behalf of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for the upcoming 2015 season. Mike Trout will win another A.L. MV Mike Trout has exceeded expectations during his tenure in Anaheim. In three years of big league play; Trout has a career batting average of .305, accompanied...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels: Mike Trout primed for MVP

Trout is the reigning 2014 A.L. MVP. The Los Angeles Angel’s reigning MVP, Mike Trout, is picking up right where he left off. With only thirteen days until opening day, Trout is leading the majors in most offensive categories. He is getting a hit in just about 50% of his at bats with a batting average of .462. Behind him is Jose Abreu with a .459 average. Abreu had an amazing...
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Trout is the face of Major League Baseball

Who is the face of Major League Baseball? TSFJ sought out to find the truth and in turn realized, there is not much of a question to ask. The post Trout’s Triumph: Mike Trout Is TSFJ’s 2015 Face of Major League Baseball appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The nature of Mike Trout’s problem

The default introduction: Mike Trout is among the least-troubled players in baseball. By WAR, you could split him into four or five parts and have four or five decent everyday players, at least given good enough prosthetic limbs. Trout’s coming off an MVP award he deserved, after back-to-back seasons of not winning MVP awards he […]
Via Fangraphs
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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