Shohei Ohtani cracked a good joke at his press conference.
Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with 2-time MVP Mike Trout.
It may be time to retire the phrase “wasting Mike Trout.” For the past couple seasons, as the Angels have languished while their superstar has continued to prove he’s best player in the world, many around the game have lamented Trout’s absence from the playoffs. While the Shohei Ohtani agreement certainly doesn’t put the Angels […]
START THE SEASON, AND GIVE ME AN ANGELS DOUBLEHEADER, PLEASE. It was so easy to laugh at the Angels just a few sweet months ago. They still — still! — owe Albert Pujols $125 million. Their farm system has been in tatters for years. They couldn’t spend last year because of money owed to C.J. Show More Summary
There is still a lot to be figured out in Anaheim, but it seems the Angels finally have hope
Ohtani was one of the most coveted international prospects in MLB history
Aaron Judge is the best bargain in baseball. He generated an MLB-high $145 million in revenue above a replacement player for the Yankees last season for the rookie minimum salary of $544,500.
[insert joke about Mike Trout organizing this sports mashup] After Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks to drop them to 10-2, the Eagles are preparing to face the 9-3 Rams next weekend in a showdown that could affect the Wild Card situation...Show More Summary
The Eagles are spending the week in Los Angeles before they face the Rams, and they've found a cool place to practice.
Angels star Mike Trout is a huge Eagles fan, too, in case you didn't know
Get your sports fans something that they'll wear all year
Upton hit.273 with 35 homers, 109 RBIs and a.901 OPS with the Detroit Tigers and Angels. Traded to the Angels for the last month of the season, he agreed to a restructured deal to stay with them.
The Philadelphia Eagles have made a habit of incorporating baseball into their games. Mostly this comes in the form of celebrating touchdowns by hitting faux home runs. But more and more often Philadelphia has included native son Mike Trout into the action. Show More Summary
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Now that the Angels have suffered through a second consecutive losing season with Mike Trout, there is certain to be even more speculation that the team, for the good of the organization, should just start a rebuild by trading him.
Brandon Phillips sent one out, Luis Valbuena matched him, and, soon, Mike Trout topped them both. By launching three homers in a 15-minute span, the Angels ensured their playoff quest could last at least 24 more hours. They pummeled an inferior team and kept up with Minnesota, which can eliminate...
Tuesday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the record MLB is poised to smash, Mike Trout’s already ridiculous career value, and ‘Friends,’ yes, the show, ‘Friends.’ You are not imagining that there are more homers than usual in 2017. In fact,...Show More Summary
One afternoon at Angel Stadium last week, Mike Trout tossed a large foam football around the clubhouse with some teammates. At one point, Trout fired the football in a tight, perfect spiral across the room to Garrett Richards, his housemate and the Angels’ ace. Richards returned the throw on an...