Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.
Well, the Angels certainly are something, aren't they? Just when we thought Oakland was untouchable, Mike Trout and the lads have slipped into first place in the elite American League West, the best division in baseball.
Mike Trout is 23 years old. He's playing in just his third full big league season. He couldn't love the '80s, because he never knew them. So it's probably unfair to say he's overdue for an MVP Award. You could make a case, though, that...Show More Summary
Mike Trout is having another otherworldly season and is, without question, the leading candidate to win this year's AL MVP award. He leads the league in WAR by a healthy margin, and also has all the traditional stats — 27 homers, 81 runs, 85 RBI,.294 batting average — to back up his case. Show More Summary
After two straight seasons of finishing as runner-up in the American League Most Valuable Player award voting, Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has finally broken through and won the award. Wait, it's only August. That can't be right. More...Show More Summary
according to Google Justice. Sweet, nerd justice. Here's what happens when you search for "MLB MVP winners" on Google right now: Note that Trout didn't just win the 2014 AL MVP award already. He won the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award, which doesn't exist. Show More Summary
Unless that prospect is Julio Urias, but how long do you want our headlines to be? It's Mike Trout's 23rd birthday, and he's celebrating by leading the American League in OPS+ and putting together what should be his third MVP-caliber campaign in a row. Show More Summary
Dan Haren flirting with a perfect game, that was something. Matt Kemp continuing to reawaken his power game, truly impressive. With the tying run on second with no outs and Kenley Jansen retired Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Jeff Hamilton to earn his 32ndsave, that’s great baseball.
And the baseball-loving Internet swoons. Two of the classiest people in the game. #Angels pic.twitter.com/5OtVY5Sw78 — Eric Kay (@EKayAngels) August 6, 2014 Bob Dylan and Muhammad Ali pic.twitter.com/il086p5rTX — History In Pictures (@HistoryInPics) February 15, 2014
For the last three years they had been orbiting each other in baseball's most rarefied air, two of the brightest stars only glimmering at each other from a distance, sharing a freeway but rarely a field.
The baseball world saw the unstoppable force meet the immovable object on Tuesday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers took on the Los Angeles Angels. For the first time, Mike Trout collided with Clayton Kershaw in a regular-season game. Rarely do matchups between hitters and pitchers create this kind of buzz. Show More Summary
Tonight is the first time Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw will face each other. ESPN Stats & Info has a nice breakdown of the matchup, full of telling details to watch for, like this: Read more...
Garrett Richards pitched a five-hitter for his first career shutout, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had RBI doubles in a four-run first inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened the Freeway Series with a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
KEY MOMENT: The Angels scored four runs in the first inning off Dodgers starter Zack Greinke. Kole Calhoun was doubled in by Mike Trout, who, in turn, was doubled in by Albert Pujols. Pujols was later thrown out at the plate by Adrian Gonzalez. Erick Aybar, who reached base on the fielder's...
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.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mike Trout had a run-scoring double to key a five-run first inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 7-5, on Sunday in a game delayed by a power outage at Tropicana Field.
Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton homered to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Friday night.
As soon as Mike Trout stepped onto the Camden Yards field for some early work Tuesday afternoon, he made eye contact with Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, who immediately pointed to the Southwest.com advertisement on the center-field wall.
There was an Uber hack to find you passenger rating. We did not consult that for this. Context-Free Uber Athlete Passenger Rankings (1) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2) Mike Trout (3) Rebecca Lobo (4) Kobe Bryant (5) LeBron James (6) Billie Jean...Show More Summary
Mike Trout hit a home run for the Angels on Tuesday night. Josh Hamilton did not.