Mike Trout RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Trout playing DH through 'painful' finger sprain

    The Score "On Thursday night, Mike Trout acted as the Los Angeles Angels' designated hitter for the second straight game, as the superstar played through a finger sprain and is unable to throw. The natural center fielder hasn't been stationed in the outfield since Monday,..." June 22

  • Mike Trout DHing for Angels due to finger issue

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Trout will only have limited availability for the Los Angeles Angels over the next few days. Trout is being bothered by a strained right index finger, which is preventing him from throwing. Because of the injury, he is just serving as the Angels’ DH on Thursday and not..." June 21

  • Mike Trout Has Been Nearly Impossible to Get Out

    The Big Lead "Mike Trout is on pace to have the highest WAR season in Major League Baseball history. It takes a special effort to improve upon his previous seven stellar years. Leading the league in runs, homers, walks, on-base percentage, OPS, total bases, and intentional walks qualifies. And as we..." June 20

  • Mike Trout has no interest in Home Run Derby

    Larry Brown Sports "A Home Run Derby trophy is one of the only pieces of individual hardware that Mike Trout has yet to collect, but that may not change any time soon. Speaking with reporters on Monday, the Los Angeles Angels superstar said that he would not be participating in this year’s..." June 19

  • Mike Trout had X-rays after fouling a ball off his leg

    Hardball Talk "The bad news: Angels outfielder Mike Trout fouled a ball off his leg in the eighth inning of last night’s game against the Mariners and it looked like it hurt. The good news: he stayed in the game and promptly hit his second home run of the night in the same at bat,..." June 12

  • Why Yankees have a better shot at adding Trout than Harper

    Newark Star-Ledger "There probably will be a lot of good-natured back and forth between Yankees fans on social media this week with the Washington Nationals playing interleague games at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. The biggest sidebar to this potential World Series preview..." June 12

  • Will Mike Trout sign an extension if Angels keep missing the postseason? 'I don't know the answer' to that

    CBS Sports "At 37-29, the Los Angeles Angels sit in third place in the AL West. They're 4 1/2 games back of both the division lead and the second wild-card spot, and SportsLineputs their postseason odds at 19.2 percent. Those odds are sixth best among the 15 AL teams. The..." June 11

  • Trout on Ohtani injury: 'We're all bummed'

    MLB.com "Mike Trout missed more than six weeks last season after tearing a thumb ligament on a headfirst slide into second base, so he understands the frustration that Shohei Ohtani is likely experiencing after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow...." June 09

  • Mike Trout proves again why he’s the greatest show in baseball

    New York Post "The Angels arrived in The Bronx on Friday with all eyes on Shohei Ohtani. With each passing crack of the bat Saturday night, Mike Trout served a not-so-subtle reminder that he, too, still is good at baseball. The two-time AL MVP went 5-for-5 with three doubles, three runs..." May 27

  • Mike Trout mired in career-worst 0-for-19 slump

    The Score "The Los Angeles Angels have lost three straight games and their best player isn't hitting. All-star outfielder Mike Trout hasn't recorded a hit in his last 19 at-bats, a career-worst stretch. His last hit came on May 11, dropping the 26-year-old's..." May 18

  • Mike Trout is on pace for the greatest season in MLB history

    ESPN "The greatest season in major league history, according to Baseball-Reference.com's wins above replacement, was Babe Ruth's 1923. That's probably not the Babe Ruth season you're thinking of: not the one in which he became a two-way star (8.0 WAR) or the one in which he outhomered..." May 18

  • Angels star Mike Trout is still getting better, especially on defense

    Orange County Register "While Shohei Ohtani is the baseball world’s new fascination, and Albert Pujols is on the verge of adding yet another line to his Hall of Fame resume, the constant hum in the background is Mike Trout. Just the best player in the world, subtly pushing the bar ever higher in the prime of his..." May 01

  • Mike Trout much more than home-run leader for AL West-contending Angels

    Sporting News "Mike Trout just missed making a sensational catch in center field that would have robbed San Francisco’s Brandon Belt of a two-run homer in the second inning Saturday. The ball bounded off his glove and landed over the wall in right field. Trout turned that missed catch into a big game. He hit..." April 22

  • What, the Angels worry about center fielder Mike Trout’s batting slump?

    Orange County Register "Right-hander Kendall Graveman and the Oakland Athletics were already trailing the Angels 2-0 when center fielder Mike Trout stepped to the plate to lead off the third inning Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium. Graveman started their confrontation with a sinker that didn’t sink. Trout crushed it,..." April 09

  • Mike Trout Goes 0-for-6 for the First Time Ever

    The Sports Post "Fun fact: Shohei Ohtani has more Major League hits this season than Mike Trout. But silly sample sizes aside, the two-time MVP would achieve a first on Opening Day: going hitless in six at-bats. At 26 years old, the Los Angeles Angels have the best player in baseball. A player who can do it..." March 30

  • Angels open to extension for Trout

    Los Angeles Times "Arte Moreno wants no part of Major League Baseball's growing tank battalion. No matter how far out of playoff contention his team might be, the Angels owner couldn't stomach the idea of trading away the bulk of his proven talent for prospects and going into total rebuild mode, even though..." February 15

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