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 […]
Go figure, the Angels are right there in the chase for an American League Wild Card spot [68-65, 1 game behind the Minnesota Twins] and while Mike Trout has recently been mired in a slump on his own - it's hard to watch another rally killing ground ball hit by Albert Pujols to the left side of the infield while he can barely run it out to first base. Show More Summary
Angels center fielder Mike Trout missed a second start because of a stiff neck, but expressed hope he will be fit to start Wednesday’s series finale against Oakland at Angel Stadium. “I definitely feel better than yesterday,” Trout said Tuesday. Earlier Tuesday, Trout announced he donated $27,000...
ANAHEIM — Mike Trout, like everyone else, has been watching the nightmarish scenes on television from Houston, and he wanted to do something about it. Trout announced via Twitter on Tuesday that he was donating $27,000 – an amount to correspond to his jersey No. 27 – to aid the relief effort. “Obviously, we play […]
Angels outfielder and two-time American League most valuable player Mike Trout took to Twitter Tuesday to help raise emergency relief funding for those impacted by devastating flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey.
Superstar center fielder Mike Trout will not start for the Angels on Monday. His neck was stiff stemming from an attempt to track down a Brian McCann drive to the center-field wall in the Angels’ Sunday loss to Houston. Though he crashed into the padded wall, Trout could not catch the bases-clearing...
ANAHEIM — Mike Trout’s stiff neck provided the Angels an opportunity to give their slumping star his first day off since the All-Star break. Manager Mike Scioscia said Trout was not in the Angels lineup on Monday night because of a stiff neck, the result of hitting the wall trying to make a game-saving catch […]
Trout has still managed to get on base eight times during his five-game drought.
Mike Trout is now finding out how everyone else in the majors lives. Trout, seemingly immune to the slumps that define his sport, has gone hitless in his past 17 at-bats, the second longest such drought in his career. He took an 0 for 18 in August 2014, the year he won his first MVP, by the way.