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
It was an epic battle between baseball's best all-around player and one of the game's most dominant left-handers, a 13-pitch showdown that provided one of the few Angels highlights in an 8-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox in U.S. Cellular Field on Monday night.
Mike Trout turned 24 on Friday, an occasion marked by another round of discussion about how he'll measure up alongside the game's all-time greats if he keeps up his current pace.
Mike Trout turned 24 Friday, and he celebrated by hitting his third career birthday home run. This stat is truly insane (...)
It was a festive night for the Angels, as Mike Trout celebrated his 24th birthday with a home run, the bottom two batters in the order chipped in four RBIs and the team gained another game of separation from the Orioles squad chasing them for a wild-card spot.
Mike Trout homered on his birthday for the third time in his career, and Chris Iannetta delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the Los Angeles Angels' 8-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
Mike Trout is one of baseball’s biggest stars, but the Los Angeles Angels outfielder is still a young buck. Albert Pujols, with 35 years of age to his name, gave Trout a reminder of that last nugget on his 24th birthday Friday. Fellow...Show More Summary