Mike Trout, Angels Close to 10-Year, $363.5 Million Contract Extension

Los Angeles Angels superstar outfielder Mike Trout is close to finalizing a 10-year, $363.3 million contract extension with the team, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The contract, which is the largest contract in professional sports history, could keep Trout with the Angels for the remainder of his career. His average annual salary on the dealContinue reading “Mike Trout, Angels Close to 10-Year, $363.5 Million Contract Extension”

Mike Trout Won’t Participate in 2018 MLB Home Run Derby

Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout is on pace to have perhaps the greatest season in Major League Baseball history, but we are unlikely to see the six-time MLB All-Star participate in the Home Run Derby in July. Trout, like many star players have already, told the┬áLos Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin that he doesn’t seeContinue reading “Mike Trout Won’t Participate in 2018 MLB Home Run Derby”

Angels Place Shohei Ohtani on Disabled List With UCL Injury

It turns out that Shohei Ohtani‘s injury situation is more severe than initially thought. When Ohtani left his start against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, the reason that was given by the Los Angeles Angels for Ohtani’s early departure was that a blister had developed on his right middle finger. The blister is partContinue reading “Angels Place Shohei Ohtani on Disabled List With UCL Injury”

Shohei Ohtani Might Begin 2018 Season at Triple-A

Mike┬áDiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that there is speculation across Major League Baseball that the Los Angeles Angels could elect to option two-way player Shohei Ohtani to Triple-A Salt Lake to start the 2018 season. From DiGiovanna’s article discussing the Ohtani’s spring training as a whole: “Any decisions the Angels make regardingContinue reading “Shohei Ohtani Might Begin 2018 Season at Triple-A”

Mike Trout Headed to 10-Day DL With Torn Thumb Ligament

For the first time in his Major League career, Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is headed to the disabled list. The club is placing Trout on the ten-day version of the list, with a torn left thumb ligament. Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that surgery is an option for Trout,Continue reading “Mike Trout Headed to 10-Day DL With Torn Thumb Ligament”

Angels Designate SP Tim Lincecum For Assignment

Tim Lincecum allowed six runs over 3 1/3 innings of work on Friday, and today the Los Angeles Angels have designated Lincecum for assignment. Today the #Angels recalled RHP Jose Valdez from Salt Lake and designated RHP Tim Lincecum for assignment. — Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) August 6, 2016 If Lincecum clears waivers, the AngelsContinue reading “Angels Designate SP Tim Lincecum For Assignment”

Angels Star Mike Trout (Thumb) Hopeful to Play Monday vs. Twins

Mike Trout left today’s Angels-Indians game after getting hit with a 93 mile per hour fastball on his right thumb from Indians reliever Tommy Hunter in the 8th inning, causing concern throughout Angels stadium. Trout underwent x-rays after being replaced by Shane Robinson, and they came back negative, diagnosing Trout with a right thumb contusion,Continue reading “Angels Star Mike Trout (Thumb) Hopeful to Play Monday vs. Twins”

Angels Finalize Deal With Four-Time All-Star Tim Lincecum

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have finalized their deal with four-time Major League all-star Tim Linceum and will pay him a base salary of $2 million for the remainder of the 2016 season. The Angels have yet to confirm the deal that will feature up to $1.7 million in incentives, but the deal isContinue reading “Angels Finalize Deal With Four-Time All-Star Tim Lincecum”

Mike Trout is Hitting Targets With his Home Runs Now

Mike Trout is like a super hero. Using his super powers to make amazing catches, steal bases, hit, hit for power and everything you want from a five-tool player. What’s even more spectacular about Mike Trout is that he is now hitting targets when he hits home runs. So @MikeTrout's hitting targets now. Wow. http://t.co/KBEjokguCYContinue reading “Mike Trout is Hitting Targets With his Home Runs Now”

VIDEO: Mike Trout Launches Walk-Off Home Run in 9th Inning vs. Red Sox

Mike Trout is coming off his second all-star MVP in his young career. What a better way to celebrate than showing why he is the reigning American League MVP as well? That’s just what he did in the Angels home game against the Boston Red Sox. The game was the Angels first of the secondContinue reading “VIDEO: Mike Trout Launches Walk-Off Home Run in 9th Inning vs. Red Sox”

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