Mike Trout RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Trout explains why Angels teammate Shohei Ohtani deserves AL MVP over Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

    CBS Sports "Those numbers combined with his performance on the mound -- Ohtani, who pitches again Sunday, owns a 3.28 ERA with 146 strikeouts in 123 1/2 innings -- give Ohtani an MLB-leading 8.5 WAR this season. He's a full win ahead of the second-place player (Zack Wheeler at 7.5 WAR) and..." September 26

  • Joe Maddon 'Would Be Very Surprised' If Mike Trout Returns in 2021

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout may not return this season. Angels manager Joe Maddon told reporters Wednesday he "would be very surprised" if Trout returned from his calf strain during the 2021 campaign, although nothing has been officially..." September 15

  • Angels star Mike Trout gives perfect 6-word explanation of Shohei Ohtani

    Clutch Points "Even as Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has been sidelined due to a calf strain injury, he at the least has had a front-row seat to watching American League MVP favorite Shohei Ohtani. Ohtani has not been racking up video-game numbers from the plate in the month..." August 22

  • Mike Trout gives explanation for lengthy injury absence

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Trout hasn’t played since May 17 due to a calf strain, which was originally expected to be a roughly two-month injury. Now that it’s nearly September, there are many wondering what has kept Trout out so long. The Los Angeles Angels outfielder spoke to the media..." August 21

  • Rare Mike Trout Rookie Card Sells For Over $1 Million To Famous DJ

    TMZ "A one-of-one Mike Trout rookie card just sold for OVER $1 MILLION in a private sale to one of the industries top DJ's ... TMZ Sports has learned. The 2011 "Platinum" Mike Trout Topps Update card is one of the most coveted modern-day baseball cards in..." July 29

  • Mike Trout’s one simple emoji sends Angels fans into a frenzy

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Angels have been the talk of baseball because of pitcher/designated hitter/outfielder Shohei Ohtani. However, let’s not forget about star outfielder Mike Trout. Oh yes, Trout is arguably the best player in baseball. Unfortunately, he has been out since May..." July 20

  • Mike Trout sustains right calf strain, set for MRI

    MLB.com "Angels superstar Mike Trout exited Monday’s 7-4 win over Cleveland after the first inning due to a right calf strain. Trout walked and reached second base on a wild pitch, but he injured himself while running on a popup to shortstop from Jared Walsh to end the first..." May 18

  • Mike Trout to miss 6-8 weeks with right calf strain

    The Score "The Los Angeles Angels will be without Mike Trout for six-to-eight weeks after the three-time MVP suffered a right calf strain, the team announced Tuesday. " May 18

  • Ranking the Players Most Likely to Pass Mike Trout as MLB's Top Dog

    Bleacher Report "Mike Trout is the best baseball player on the planet. The 29-year-old has been one of the game's elite since exploding on to the scene with 10.5 WAR during his rookie season in 2012. He is having arguably the best season of his career right now as..." May 15

  • Key to Halos' October hopes? It's not Mike Trout

    MLB.com "With their loss to the Astros on Wednesday, the Angels dropped to 16-20. They sit in last place in the American League West, and it's looking like the team is going to need some divine intervention from Christopher Lloyd and Co. to avoid sitting at home in October again. However,..." May 14

  • Mike Trout's greatest season yet? How his dad saw this coming before anyone else

    ESPN "MIKE TROUT'S PATIENCE, particularly in a batter's box, wasn't instilled or taught or even developed. It is apparently innate, hard-wired somewhere within his genetic makeup. As a child, Trout took batting practice off his father, Jeff, and didn't swing at pitches he didn't..." May 13

  • Angels' Mike Trout 'broke down' at news of Albert Pujols' release

    MSN.com "Wednesday night was like any other for Mike Trout. Then suddenly, it wasn’t. Shortly after the Angels’ loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, Trout was approached in the clubhouse by reliever Steve Cishek. “Do you know if anything..." May 08

  • Young Angels Fan Ready to Take On Every Single Rays Player After Mike Trout Gets Plunked

    The Big Lead "Although he seems more than a mortal most nights, Mike Trout is not immune from human pain and frustration, both of which he was forced to confront Wednesday night after Tampa Bay's Ryan Yarbrough plunked him in the left arm. Trout, who carried a .407 batting average and absurd 1.253 OPS..." May 06

  • Angels Activate Anthony Rendon; Mike Trout To Return Monday

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Angels have activated third baseman Anthony Rendon from the 10-day injured and optioned infielder Luis Rengifo, the team announced. Rendon had been on the IL since April 12 with a left groin strain. Now in the second season of a seven-year, $245MM contract, Rendon..." April 26

  • Mike Trout hopeful to play Monday vs. Rangers

    The Score "The Los Angeles Angels will be without Mike Trout for a third straight game Sunday due to a left elbow contusion, but the superstar outfielder is hopeful to return Monday. "It's getting better each and every day," Trout said, according to Jeff..." April 25

  • Mike Trout dealing with elbow contusion after HBP

    MLB.com "It was an ugly 8-2 loss to the Astros on Thursday, but it could’ve been worse for the Angels as superstar Mike Trout exited in the fifth inning after being hit by a fastball on his left elbow earlier in the game. He was diagnosed with a contusion and is tentatively..." April 23

  • Angels expect Mike Trout to play Friday after suffering elbow contusion

    The Score "Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout exited Thursday's game against the Houston Astros with a right elbow contusion after being hit by a pitch from Cristian Javier in the fourth inning, the team announced. Manager Joe Maddon said postgame he believes Trout..." April 23

  • Angels' Mike Trout: Scratched from Friday's lineup

    CBS Sports "Trout (elbow) was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Astros. The 29-year-old was listed in the original lineup for Friday's contest, but the bruised left elbow apparently remains bothersome after being hit by a pitch Thursday. " April 23

  • Mike Trout had cool gesture for Angels fan in Kansas City

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Trout was able to come through on Monday for one of his biggest fans. In 2019, Trout was shut down by the Angels in September due to a foot injury. Fan Jason Pedigo, who is from Wichita, Kansas, says he took his son to a September game in Anaheim, but Trout didn’t play and..." April 13

  • Mike Trout hit a home run into an elementary school

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Trout smashed a baseball into orbit during the Los Angeles Angels’ win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night, and it is a good thing school wasn’t in session when it happened. The Blue Jays have been playing their “home” games at minor league..." April 09

  • 10 MLB players we'd like to see in Home Run Derby

    CBS Sports "The 2021 MLB All-Star Game was recently moved out of Atlantafollowing the passing of a controversial Georgia law that critics say restricts voting access in the state. Instead, the annual Midsummer Classic will be played at Coors Field, which is home to the Colorado..." April 07

  • Mike Trout’s baseball genius has a gaping void: October

    The Athletic "On one of the best days of Mike Trout’s life, he sat, beaming, holding back tears. He had built the life he had dreamed of. Almost everything he could want, he had. He had married his high school sweetheart, who sat to his left and clutched his hand after he spoke. Jessica..." April 01