ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.
Mike Trout turned 23 less than three weeks ago. But don't let the tender age fool you.
Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.
Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.
Mike Trout had an RBI double and Albert Pujols added a two-run single during Los Angeles' five-run fourth inning, and the Angels regained sole possession of the majors' best record with an 8-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Conventional creed these past few years more or less requires everyone in and around Major League Baseball, from players to coaches to executives to media to fans, simply to accept that Mike Trout is the best player on the planet. But...Show More Summary
Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday nigh...
Fact: Mike Trout has now homered in six of his last seven games at O.co Coliseum. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Hamilton homered and drove in three runs, Mike Trout also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels regained the best record on baseball, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Sunday night.
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