Throughout the history of sports, there comes the appearance of a generation of superstars whom along with their clubs, rival each other in terms of team superiority, statistical races, and award chases. In the NBA, you had Russell vs. Show More Summary
The 2013 MLB season is less than months old, but there have already been some fantastic individual performances in the early going thus far. The most recent memorable performance came last night, when Angels star Mike Trout became the first player to hit for the cycle this season. Show More Summary
Mike Trout is one of the bright young stars in baseball. As a fellow South Jersey native, I'm not only happy for the kid's early success, I find myself rooting for him to succeed. It came with great joy and civic pride, then, when I saw Trout hit for the cycle in the Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners. Show More Summary
What was a lame 11-0 Angels blowout of the Mariners in the eighth inning, became something more historic when 21-year-old Mike Trout hit a home run becoming the youngest player in 41 years to hit for the cycle (single, double, triple, home run in one game). Show More Summary
During his rookie season in the Major Leagues, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout put together quite the impressive resume, earning AL Rookie of the Year honors and finishing second to Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera in AL MVP voting. And he has added yet another achievement to that list just two months into his [...]
It's almost surprising that it took Mike Trout this long—his 224th career major league game—to hit for the cycle. But this generation's prototypical five-tool player rectified that last night, and finished it off in style. Read more...
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Yeah, you already heard that Mike Trout hit for the cycle Tuesday night (here's the homer that sealed it). While this perhaps seemed inevitable, because he's Mike Trout and everything, there's nothing about cycles that are inevitable. Show More Summary
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Mike Trout has added another achievement to his ever-growing resume, as he hit for the first cycle of his career in the Angels 12-0 win over the Mariners on Tuesday. The 21-year-old drove in five runs on the night, while starting pitcher Jerome Williams put together eight shutout innings for his third win of the [...]Show More Summary
When Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout stepped to the plate in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners, he had already singled, doubled and tripled in the game. With four RBI already and a stolen base to his credit, Trout had already put forth an outstanding effort. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout hit for the cycle against the Seattle Mariners Tuesday night. CBSSports.com tweeted: Coming into the contest, Trout had been hitting.293 with nine home runs, 34 RBI, 31 runs and nine stolen bases. Show More Summary
It’s highly doubtful that any minor league player is going to have the type of impact Mike Trout had on the Los Angeles Angels when he joined the team in late April of last year and went to have one of the best rookie season’s ever (.326 BA, 30 HR, 83 RBI, 129 R, 49 SB). Show More Summary
The offseason addition of slugger Josh Hamilton to a lineup that already included Mike Trout and Albert Pujols put the Angels on a short list of World Series favorites, according to oddsmakers. Through the quarter mark of the 2013 season, the Angels have looked like anything but the 17/2 powerhouse that Vegas predicted them to be. Show More Summary
Orioles' 20-year-old third baseman impressing.
Over the last year, baseball fans have celebrated the rise of Bryce Harper and Mike Trout as the seminal players of the next generation. Both are dynamic talents with the potential for superstardom and possibly future tickets to Cooperstown. Quietly, another phenom is emerging in Baltimore. Show More Summary
Chris Sale was nearly perfect on Sunday night as the Chicago White Sox shut out the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 at U.S. Cellular Field. Sale took a perfect game into the seventh inning before Mike Trout singled to shallow center. The Angels are off to a terrible start in 2013 and have dropped ten games [...]Show More Summary
Last year's leaders in overall WAR (wins above replacement) for pitchers and hitters were Detroit right-hander Justin Verlander and Los Angeles outfielder Mike Trout, respectively. Both were first-rounders. Last year's batting champion was San Francisco's Buster Posey. Show More Summary
Mike Trout and Bryce Harper may have been joined at the hip last year, but there was no question that Trout was the better player. He was better than every player in the known universe, for that matter. Trout and Harper are still joined at the hip this year, as that's just how fans and us writers are. Show More Summary
Early into the 2013 season, both Mike Trout and Bryce Harper are already proving that the idea of the "sophomore slump" is a myth when it comes to these two talented players. Harper, who went 3-for-3 Saturday in a win over the New York Mets, also had two home runs on the day, a double, three RBI and three runs scored. Show More Summary