Mike Trout RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why a Mike Trout free agent bidding war could've topped $600M

    CBS Sports "For the first time in his six full MLB seasons, Mike Trout did not finish first or second in the AL MVP voting this year. Trout was not among the three AL MVP finalists announced earlier this week, almost certainly as a result of the thumb injury that sidelined him nearly two months this..." November 10

  • Mike Trout Would Have Been a Bigger National Star Before 24/7 Media

    The Big Lead "If you root for a baseball team, Mike Trout, who turns 26 today, is the player you’d draw up in a lab to anchor it. He produces year after year after year on the field, and has no drama or baggage. Twenty years ago, this would have been enough for him to be on billboards, fronting video games, and..." August 07

  • Trout joins elite company with 20th homer

    MLB.com "Angels center fielder Mike Trout joined an elite club after clubbing his 20th home run of the season in Wednesday night's 7-0 rout of the Phillies at Angel Stadium. Trout, who launched a two-run shot off Jake Thompson to help power the Halos' seven-run third, became only the fourth American..." August 03

  • Mike Trout slated to return tonight

    MLB.com "A pair of teams that spent the first half hovering around .500 meet at Angel Stadium on Friday looking to find more sustainable success the rest of the way, and one has a notable addition to the lineup. Reigning American League Most Valuable Player Mike Trout is slated to return to the Angels..." July 14

  • Trout to return to Angels' lineup Friday vs. Rays

    Reuters "Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout will return from the disabled list on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays, his team has announced. Trout, the reigning American League Most Valuable Player, tore a ligament in his left thumb on May 28 and underwent surgery three days later. He will miss..." July 10

  • Mike Trout hitless, but “pain-free” in second game with Inland Empire 66ers

    L.A. Daily News "Fans are coming in droves to San Bernardino to watch Angels star Mike Trout play for the Inland Empire 66ers as part of a rehabilitation assignment. Through his first seven plate appearances, they’re still waiting for his first hit. In front of a crowd of 6,078 at San Manuel Stadium, Trout..." July 07

  • Angels’ Mike Trout reports no pain after first rehab game with Inland Empire

    Orange County Register "Mike Trout didn’t have the results that fans wanted Wednesday night, but that wasn’t the most important thing for him. Playing for the Angels’ high Class-A affiliate, the Inland Empire 66ers as part of a rehabilitation assignment, Trout was 0 for 3. Trout batted third and served as the..." July 06

  • Trout’s first game back should not have been All-Star Game, anyway

    L.A. Daily News "What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here … •It’s easy to see why Mike Trout sought to make the All-Star Game his first post-thumb-injury game. Nobody has more fun playing baseball than Trout, and the All-Star Game is the most-fun event in the sport. But all along the targeted..." July 05

  • Angels superstar Mike Trout will not play in MLB All-Star Game

    Sportsnet "MLB All-Star weekend will be missing one of its brightest stars. Los Angeles Angels outfielder and perennial MVP candidate Mike Trout will not play when baseball’s best take the field in Miami. Trout has been sidelined since May 28 when he hurt his left thumb sliding into second base in a..." July 03

  • Angels’ Mike Trout could begin rehab assignment with Inland Empire 66ers this week

    Orange County Register "On his rapid ascent to the majors, Mike Trout played only 50 games at the advanced Single-A level. He never went back after his final game for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes as a 19-year-old. That will change this week. In a statement released through the team, Angels general manager Billy..." July 02

  • Mike Trout ‘anxious’ to return for Angels

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Trout is continuing to make strides in his rehab from thumb surgery, and the Los Angeles Angels star says he is ready to return to the lineup. Mentally, at least. Trout joined the Angels for their short road trip to play the Los Angeles Dodgers this week, and he sat down with FOX Sports..." June 30

  • Mike Trout progressing towards return before All-Star break

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Trout continues to make progress in his rehab from thumb surgery. Trout joined the Angels for their current road trip, which sees the team playing up the road from Anaheim against the Dodgers. Trout has been doing some hitting drills, such as hitting off a tee. According to the LA Times’..." June 28

  • Angels, Trout had discussions about 'lifetime' contract

    Fanrag Sports "Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout was that rare young positional superstar who took a long-term deal with his team, and sources say the idea of a “lifetime” 14- or 15-year deal was even mentioned in talks with the Angels before he and the team settled for a straight six years that brings him..." June 22

  • Mike Trout to travel with Angels, take rehab swings

    ESPN "Mike Trout is set to resume swinging and will travel with the Los Angeles Angels to New York and Boston next week, manager Mike Scioscia said Saturday. Scioscia said Trout's rehab will include holding a bat early next week to determine how his thumb responds to increased activity. Trout, the..." June 18

  • Angels' Mike Trout thinks he could return from thumb surgery before All-Star Game

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout said Tuesday he believes returning before the All-Star Game on July 11 is a "possibility," according to the Los Angeles Times' Pedro Moura. Trout has been out since May 29 after he was diagnosed with a torn ligament in his left thumb. After..." June 14

  • AL All-Star voting update sees Aaron Judge overtake Mike Trout as top vote getter

    CBS Sports "On Tuesday, Major League Baseball released the second update to American League All-Star fan voting. Here's a look at who could be starting the July 11 exhibition. The biggest change? New York Yankees outfielder overtaking the injured Mike Trout as the leading vote getter. Judge continues to be..." June 06

  • Mike Trout says he'll wear a hand guard, still will slide headfirst

    ESPN "Mike Trout was considerably sore and probably a little bit woozy, but he still made his way to Angel Stadium by late Wednesday afternoon, hours after undergoing surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament and dorsal capsule of his left thumb. He wanted to be there in case Albert Pujols..." June 04

  • Mike Trout gets ready for rest and rehabilitation after surgery on left thumb

    Los Angeles Times "Mike Trout sprinted toward second base Sunday afternoon in Miami, seeking his 10th stolen base of 2017. As he neared the base, he dropped his body into a headfirst slide, like he has thousands of times in two decades dedicated to baseball. This time, Trout’s peripheral vision informed him the..." June 04

  • Procedure performed on Angels' Trout is 'a little controversial,' medical expert says

    Los Angeles Times "The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat risky, according to at least one medical expert. Dr. Michael Hausman, chief of elbow and hand..." June 02

  • Mike Trout out 6-8 weeks with thumb injury

    MLB.com "Angels superstar Mike Trout has elected to have surgery to repair the UCL tear in his left thumb. Angels GM Billy Eppler said the reigning American League MVP could be sidelined 6-8 weeks. Trout injured his thumb while sliding into second base during a stolen-base attempt on Sunday afternoon...." May 30

  • Angels' Mike Trout could land on the disabled list for the first time in his career

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim entered Sunday with a 26-26 record, good for second place in the AL West. Alas, no Halos fan is feeling too happy about things right now. That's in part because the Angels dropped Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins by a 9-2 final, giving them six losses in..." May 29

  • Mike Trout leaves game on Sunday after jamming wrist

    Fanrag Sports "Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout left Sunday’s game against the Miami Marlins in the sixth inning after he jammed his wrist, according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com. Trout was 0-of-2 prior to exiting. The 25-year-old is having a monster season. Trout entered Sunday’s action boasting a..." May 28

  • Derby for Mike Trout? ‘Probably not’

    Orange County Register "When Mike Trout makes his next appearance at Marlins Park, don’t expect to see him in the Home Run Derby. “I don’t think so, probably not,” Trout said Saturday, when asked if he was planning to participate in the annual slugger showcase the day before the All-Star Game, which is in Miami this..." May 28

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