Mike Trout RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Trout ready to pitch Angels to top free agents

    MLB.com "Angels center fielder Mike Trout is hungry for postseason baseball, and he anticipates the club making a big acquisition this offseason to help turn that dream into a reality. "I think every Angels fan or Angels player is just looking, waiting for that thing to pop up..." November 21

  • Angels outfielder Mike Trout voted AL most valuable player for a third time

    Los Angeles Times "Five years ago, Angels center fielder Mike Trout became the youngest player at the time to be named most valuable player in a unanimous vote. He was 23, already two full seasons into his dominating romp of the major leagues. He had nearly won the American League award the two previous seasons..." November 14

  • Mike Trout, Ronald Acuña Jr. among MLB's 2019 Silver Slugger Award winners

    NBC Sports "Awards season continues with the 2019 Silver Slugger Awards handed out on Thursday evening. Here are your winners: American League C: Mitch Garver, Twins (1st) 1B: Carlos Santana, Indians (1st) 2B: DJ LeMahieu (1st) 3B: Alex..." November 07

  • Angels enter free agency as favorites for Gerrit Cole, and their offseason wish list doesn't end there

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Angels haven't reached the playoffs since 2014, and haven't won a postseason game in a decade. What the Angels have done well in the past few years is change managers. The Angels recently installed Joe Maddon as their new skipper. Maddon is the club's third..." November 05

  • MLB awards: Finalists announced for 2019 MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Manager of the Year honors

    CBS Sports "Major League Baseball revealed the  finalists for each of the four major Baseball Writers' Association of America Awards for the 2019 regular season. Those four awards: MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and Manager of the Year. There are three finalists for each award in both..." November 04

  • Mike Trout and Christian Yelich win the 2019 Hank Aaron Awards

    Yahoo! Sports "Major League Baseball announced today that Mike Trout and Christian Yelich have been selected as the American League and National League winners of the 2019 Hank Aaron Awards. The Hank Aaron Award, which was established in 1999, recognizes “the most outstanding offensive performers in..." October 23

  • Let’s Make This Perfectly Clear: Mike Trout Should Be The American League MVP

    Forbes.com "The regular season is complete, so the annual ritual of explaining why Mike Trout shouldn’t win the AL MVP award has begun in earnest. No, the Angels didn’t make the playoffs, again. No, they didn’t even finish .500. That didn’t stop Andre Dawson from winning..." October 03

  • Mike Trout thinks 2019 was best season of his career

    Yardbarker "Mike Trout may be out for the final weeks of the 2019 campaign, but he still thinks that it was a season for the ages regardless. In an interview with Jeff Fletcher of the OC Register on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Angels star said that he felt 2019 was the..." September 26

  • Astros' Alex Bregman the AL MVP, not Angels' Mike Trout

    USA Today " It’s still called the Most Valuable Player award, baseball’s most prestigious individual honor, but somewhere along the way, the meaning has changed. It used to signify the most valuable player to a team, traditionally a contender, but now it simply goes to the..." September 25

  • Hey look, the Angels squandered another epic Mike Trout season

    The Score "Mike Trout, as you've surely heard by now, is done for the season. After being hampered by soreness for the past month, Trout - who last appeared in a game on Sept. 7 - will undergo season-ending surgery this week to address a condition called Morton's neuroma that causes pain..." September 18

  • Angels Deactivate Mike Trout For Remainder of Season

    The Big Lead "The past two weeks have seen a glut of season-ending injuries to baseball’s best and brightest young stars, so it was only a matter of time before baseball’s wonder-boy, Mike Trout, was next. Trout has not played since September 7, as he has been dealing with persistent..." September 15

  • Angels Star Mike Trout expects to return Friday

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has missed each of the past three games after undergoing a cryoablation procedure to fix a neuroma in his right foot earlier in the week. While Trout is not sure how his foot will hold up once he’s on the field, the likely AL MVP did..." September 11

  • Should Alex Bregman be MVP over Mike Trout?

    MLB.com "Alex Bregman should win the American League Most Valuable Player Award. How’s that for getting to the point? At the very least, he deserves a second and third look before voters cast a ballot for Mike Trout. Nothing against Trout, who has earned his "best player in the..." September 11

  • Mike Trout Day To Day After Foot Procedure

    Orange County Register "Mike Trout, who has been bothered by a soreness on the bottom of his right foot for about a month, on Monday got some answers and some treatment. Trout has a neuroma, a condition in which tissue builds up around a nerve and causes pain. He was treated with a cryoblation, in which..." September 10

  • Mike Trout becomes youngest to join 200-200 club

    MLB.com "Mike Trout made history on Saturday night in the Angels' 10-4 comeback win against the Red Sox at Angel Stadium, as he recorded his 200th career stolen base to become the youngest player to join the 200-homer, 200-stolen base club. Trout, who entered the game with 283 career long..." September 01

  • Mike Trout gets rest day, sits for Rangers game Wed.

    ESPN "Outfielder Mike Trout is getting the night off and is not in the Los Angeles Angels' lineup Wednesday against the Texas Rangers. With the Angels having an off day Thursday, the star outfielder will get two days off in a row. Trout hit his league-leading 43rd home run..." August 28

  • Mike Trout’s dog has an IG, and it’s adorable

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Angels star outfielder Mike Trout just continues to win at life. The game’s best player is on pace to finish his career as an all-time great. Off the field, things seem to be going swimmingly for Mr. Trout and his better half, Jessica. How so? They have set..." August 25

  • MLB Has a Huge Mike Trout Problem No Other Major Sport Suffers

    Bleacher Report "By all rights, 2019 should be the Year of Mike Trout in Major League Baseball. They're all Years of Mike Trout to some extent. According to Baseball Reference, he's led at least the American League in wins above replacement five times since his..." August 22

  • Why Mike Trout, baseball's best player in the midst of possibly his greatest season, should have an easy MVP case

    CBS Sports "When there's a generational talent, it's easy to become numb to the greatness in the moment. When it happens, we get things like Jeff Kent winning MVP over Barry Bonds, Karl Malone over Michael Jordan, working ourselves into a lather to not give LeBron or Pujols another MVP, etc...." August 20

  • This stat shows us how ridiculous Mike Trout’s career has been

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout could ultimately go down as one of the top-five players in the history of Major League Baseball. What Trout has done while flying under the radar for a mediocre Angels team over the past nine seasons is already legendary. Still only 28 years..." August 18

  • Mike Trout buys $9 million Southern California mansion

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Angels star outfielder Mike Trout is using some of his new-found riches to set himself up nicely in Southern California. Mere months after inking a record-breaking 12-year, $426.5 million extension, the AL’s top MVP candidate just purchased a mansion in the Newport..." August 13

  • Mitch Keller on Mike Trout: 'I can go up against anybody'

    MLB.com "Nine years ago, Mike Trout was not yet the best baseball player on the planet. He was an 18-year-old prospect tearing up the Midwest League with the Angels’ Class A affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The way he played then stood out to a 14-year-old Cedar Rapids native by the name of Mitch..." August 11

  • Red Sox manager has interesting Mike Trout comparison

    Larry Brown Sports "Just when you thought that everything there was to say about Mike Trout had already been said, Alex Cora is coming in from the top rope. Speaking with reporters before their game against Trout’s Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, the Boston Red Sox manager had an interesting..." August 09

  • 6 Hall of Famers Mike Trout Has Already Passed in WAR by His 28th Birthday

    12 Up "It's basically a baseball holiday today, because it's Mike Trout's 28th birthday! We all know just how amazing he is, but there's really no better way to celebrate than by recognizing that even at such a young age, he's already passed some standout Hall of..." August 07

  • Mike Trout is finally a 5-tool player

    SB Nation "Mike Trout unleashed a throw from center field Monday night at Dodger Stadium that looked more like it was launched from a howitzer rather than the right arm of baseball’s best player. The throw from Trout was one of the most impressive we’ve seen all year across baseball, for..." July 25

  • Mike Trout is so good, he already has a higher WAR than most Hall of Famers

    SB Nation "Six players will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. All had incredible careers, but five of them have fewer Wins Above Replacement (WAR) — the measure of a player’s overall value — than baseball’s current best player: Mike..." July 19

  • Mike Trout expects to return to Angels’ lineup on Thursday

    Orange County Register "Mike Trout is expecting to return to the Angels’ lineup on Thursday, which would be after missing most of four games with a mild right calf strain. “I feel good,” Trout said before Wednesday’s game. “I feel fine. Just being cautious. I think I’ll be..." July 18

  • Angels 'playing it safe' with Mike Trout's sore calf

    ESPN "A tight right calf forced Mike Trout to exit Sunday's game early, but the Los Angeles Angels' star center fielder doesn't anticipate missing much more time, if any. "I don't think it's a big deal," Trout said after a 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners,..." July 15

  • Angels' Mike Trout Day-to-Day After Leaving Game vs. Mariners with Calf Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Angels announced star Mike Trout was removed from Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners with right calf tightness and is day-to-day. Trout was his usual self in 2018, finishing with 39 home runs, 79 RBI and a .312/.460/.628 slash line in 140 games. His 9.8 WAR..." July 14

  • Mike Trout in the middle of his best offensive season ever

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Trout has been the best player in baseball for at least the last five years, if not longer. He’s won two AL MVP awards and has finished second in MVP voting four other times. Despite all that previous success, 2019 is shaping up to be his best offensive season ever. Trout..." July 14

  • Mike Trout posts touching tribute to Tyler Skaggs

    Sportsnaut "A day after he hit a home run wearing the name and number of his fallen teammate, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout posted a touching tribute to Tyler Skaggs on Saturday. Trout shared a picture of himself in front of the image of Skaggs posted on the outfield wall. He also..." July 13

  • 'He does everything perfect': Mike Trout is proving he's baseball's GOAT

    The Score "Ted Williams knew he had a gift. To be sure, the Boston Red Sox legend - widely considered the greatest hitter in history after Babe Ruth - worked tirelessly to perfect his craft, approaching the task with a legendary studiousness and indefatigable work ethic. But he also understood..." July 10

  • Mike Trout, Tommy La Stella to wear No. 45 during All-Star Game in tribute to Tyler Skaggs

    Sportsnaut "Mike Trout and Tommy La Stella will both pay tribute to their fallen teammate, Tyler Skaggs, when they take the field at the 2019 All-Star Game. In lieu of their regular numbers (27 and 9, respectively), both Trout and La Stella will wear Skaggs’ number 45. This is..." July 09

  • Mike Trout holds back tears remembering Angels teammate Tyler Skaggs: 'It's bigger than the game'

    CBS Sports "After Tuesday's Angels game against the Rangers (LAA 9, TEX 4), the first game since Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday, outfielder Mike Trout spoke about his teammate in an emotional postgame press conference. "We lost a teammate,..." July 03

  • Mike Trout: MLB asks about HR Derby 'every year'

    ESPN "No, Mike Trout will not be participating in this year's Home Run Derby. Yes, Major League Baseball keeps trying. "Every year," Trout said. "Every year they ask me." Trout, an All-Star starter for the seventh consecutive year after leading..." June 28

  • Mike Trout absolutely dominating All-Star ballot voting

    Sportsnaut "Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is one of the most popular players in MLB today, and the first balloting update for the 2019 All-Star Game illustrates that perfectly. Trout, not surprisingly, leads all outfielders as the top vote-getter for the All-Star Game. June 10