The American League MVP race continued to heat up on Wednesday as joint-favorites Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout each strengthened their case for the award.
For the first time ever, eight-year-old Thomas Walkup recently got to see Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout clearly—and he got to do it in person. Thomas developed infantile nystagmus syndrome, aka "shaky eyes," shortly after birth. Show More Summary
Trout’s family helped the 8-year-old Millville, N.J. native travel to have eye surgery in Irvine, Calif.
It seems like an absurd thing to say about a team that features Mike Trout, masher of baseballs, but the Los Angeles Angels are punchless. And it could cost them a crack at the postseason. After falling 9-2 to the Cleveland Indians on...Show More Summary
There was one bright spot for the Angels on Sunday, and it was not the spherical ball of hot plasma that caused problems for their outfielders, who lost two balls in the sun in the team's 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians.
If the Angels haven't hit rock bottom yet, they're getting very close. They found another way to lose on Sunday, their two best outfielders - Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun - losing fly balls in the sun, both key plays in a 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
The numbers are startling and not at all commensurate with a player of Mike Trout's stature.
Mike Trout and Bryce Harper are the clear front-runners for the two MVP awards this season. Who are the dark horses that could snatch the awards away from baseball's two poster boys? Bleacher Report's Scott Miller joins Stephen Nelson...Show More Summary
The main plot of the three-game series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Los Angeles Angels that concluded Sunday was the playoff chase. The Halos are in the thick of the wild-card hunt, and the Jays hold a narrow half-game edge over...Show More Summary
On the third day of August, the email hit my inbox. It was from one of those online betting sites, sharing the latest odds, running through a list of players that might lead the league in this or win an award for that.
Mike Trout. Clayton Kershaw. Bryce Harper. Superstars always get more attention for their exploits and rightfully so. But with the 25-man roster that MLB teams deploy, there can't be success without standout seasons from unheralded players. Show More Summary
The AL MVP award is shaping up to be a two-man race between All-Stars Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout. Toronto has only had one MVP winner in club history—George Bell in 1987.
This year's MLB rookie class may not feature an immediate superstar like Mike Trout or Jose Abreu in recent seasons, but in terms of depth, it's as good as any in recent memory. All told, an impressive 25 position players and 17 pitchers...Show More Summary
A superb start by Hector Santiago, clutch home runs by David Murphy and Kole Calhoun, a game-saving catch by center fielder Mike Trout ? they were all just beacons of hope on another night of frustration for the Angels.
Mike Trout and Bryce Harper are the favorites to win this year's MVP awards, but if we want to know which players truly have the most value we need to consider more than dominant offensive numbers. Using Fangraphs' Wins Above Replacement...Show More Summary
In the movies and on TV, the cool kid who transfers into a new school mid-year is always a point of wonder—the girls swoon over him, and he immediately becomes popular simply because he has the mystery of being new. Baseball award races can be that way sometimes. Show More Summary
It’s not like Mike Trout’s career highlight reel needed another entry in order to convince you that he’s very likely going to go down as one of the best players in history, but here, have another one. Read more...
The current MLB landscape is dominated by young talent, with Mike Trout and Bryce Harper leading the way in their respective leagues, and that influx of youth has continued here in 2015. This year's NL Rookie of the Year race is stacking...Show More Summary