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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...
He would be the best hitter in the history of several other teams, too. For as long as they’ve been a feature on Baseball-Reference, I’ve been obsessed with the collection of headshots on every franchise page. Here, look at the A’s page: I love these because they tell a story. Show More Summary
A look at what’s trending in MLB: THREE UP Win-win: Mike Trout missed seven weeks because of a thumb injury and Clayton Kershaw was out six weeks because of a back injury, yet both have displayed such excellence that each could win a coveted trophy. Even if Trout cannot carry the Angels into the...
Manager Mike Scioscia says the Angels can still be productive, even if Trout is doing more walking than hitting, because of the additions of Brandon Phillips and Justin Upton.
Trout needs 1.1 WAR to tie Ty Cobb for an impressive distinction.
Neither Mickey Cochrane nor Willie Keeler match Trout in career value.
When Mike Trout caught the final out of Saturday’s ninth inning at Globe Life Park, he hurled it in to shortstop Andrelton Simmons, who quickly fired it back to him. Jogging in from center, Trout threw it back to Simmons, who then involved second baseman Brandon Phillips, who soon reincorporated...
While Upton seems to be fixed in the No. 3 spot going forward, Manager Mike Scioscia didn’t seem as locked in to having Phillips bat first when Yunel Escobar comes off the DL.
Friday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the fallout from the August 31st trade deadline. The Angels were basically made up of Mike Trout, Andrelton Simmons, and the good decision of letting Jered Weaver leave to sign with the Padres. That...Show More Summary
Mike Trout went 4 for 4 with a homer and scored four times in his return to the lineup, Albert Pujols connected twice and Cliff Pennington hit a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning to rally the Los Angeles Angels past the Oakland Athletics 10-8
ANAHEIM — Mike Trout hit a home run in his first at-bat after missing two games with a stiff neck. Albert Pujols hit two home runs, giving him a share of seventh place on baseball’s all-time home run list. The Angels’ biggest home run? That was hit by a 33-year-old utility player with a […]