Jun 27, 2014, 9:05 PM EST
Mike Trout hit a jaw-dropping 489-foot home run in the first inning of Friday’s game against the Royals.
Jun 25, 2014, 6:57 AM EST
The fella with the beard? The one who pitches for Los Angeles? Yeah, he’s pretty good.
Jun 18, 2014, 3:30 PM EST
For a minute, it’s 1985, and the Royals are in first place. Savor this moment.
Jun 18, 2014, 11:19 AM EST
It took a little while because he got off to what was for him at least a slow start to the season, but for the third straight year Angels center fielder Mike Trout leads all of baseball in Wins Above Replacement.
Jun 18, 2014, 6:41 AM EST
Nine wins in a row and the shelling of a Tigers ace for the second straight night. And with that, the Royals are in first place.
Jun 16, 2014, 9:49 PM EST
There aren’t any significant changes in the American League All-Star balloting from last week, but tonight’s update shows that there are still quite a few positions up for grabs. Shortstop is one of them.
Jun 15, 2014, 2:58 PM EST
Troy Tulowitzki sent a scare through the Rockies organization when he left Friday’s series opener against the Giants with a sprained right toe. But he underwent X-rays Saturday which turned up negative and is back in Colorado’s starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale — hitting third and playing shortstop.
Jun 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EST
Baseball cards and stat-heads, together at last.
Jun 11, 2014, 11:23 PM EST
Angels center fielder Mike Trout and A’s center fielder Coco Crisp exchanged spectacular wall-straddling catches in the early innings of Wednesday night’s game in Anaheim.
Jun 11, 2014, 8:10 AM EST
Cespedes’ throw had both the trajectory and the devastating effect of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EST
Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.
Jun 8, 2014, 8:52 PM EST
Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista has passed Mike Trout in the AL All-Star balloting.
Jun 6, 2014, 8:55 AM EST
Good news for the contending Angels.
Jun 5, 2014, 6:30 PM EST
After dealing with upper back stiffness over the past week, Mike Trout has returned to the starting lineup for tonight’s game against the Astros.
Jun 4, 2014, 6:21 PM EST
Angels superstar center fielder Mike Trout was removed from Tuesday’s game against the Astros due to lingering stiffness in the middle of his back and he is not in Anaheim’s starting lineup on Wednesday night. But the situation is looking up.
Jun 3, 2014, 9:20 PM EST
Angels outfielder Mike Trout sat out Saturday and Sunday in Oakland because of stiffness in his back. He tried to return for Tuesday’s series-opener in Houston, but that stiffness hasn’t gone away …
Jun 1, 2014, 3:22 PM EST
Mike Trout is out of the Angels’ starting lineup again on Sunday against the A’s because of lingering stiffness in his back.
May 23, 2014, 9:10 PM EST
Yasiel Puig plays the game to have fun. That’s what he’s supposed to do, right?
May 21, 2014, 8:53 PM EST
Angels center fielder Mike Trout is sitting Wednesday for the first time in 2014 due to minor hamstring tightness.
May 21, 2014, 6:54 AM EST
On HBT Daily yesterday I said Johnny Cueto would give up more than two runs in a game before Masahiro Tanaka got his first loss. Both happened yesterday, but I’m pretty sure the Nats got their third run off Cueto before the Yankees-Cubs game ended, so I’m gonna claim victory.
May 19, 2014, 11:03 AM EST
By the way, it is “the prom,” not just “prom.” In my day a prom required an article in front of it. Saying “go to prom” is like saying “go to hospital.” We’re not British, so just cut that crap out right this second.
May 16, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
Angels down 5-3 with two runners on base in the bottom of the ninth inning. Perfect time for Mike Trout’s first career walk-off home run.
May 16, 2014, 6:48 AM EST
YOU get a walkoff! And YOU get a walkoff! And YOU get a walkoff!
May 14, 2014, 9:25 AM EST
The hero/role model factory continues to crank ‘em out. Here’s hoping he doesn’t show himself to be human in the next 20 years.
May 14, 2014, 7:04 AM EST
1-0 leads heading into the ninth were not safe last night.
- Blue Jays acquire Josh Donaldson in a trade with the Athletics 40
- Yasmany Tomas signs a six-year, $68.5 million deal with the Diamondbacks 87
- No, the Red Sox signing Pablo and Hanley is not proof that baseball needs a salary cap 164
- Red Sox announce four-year, $88 million deal with Hanley Ramirez, DFA Juan Francisco 35
- The Cubs have offered Jon Lester “north of $135 million” 68
- Pablo Sandoval’s deal: five years, $98 million plus an option 43
- Kyle Seager, Mariners close to $100 million extension 26
- The 2015 Hall of Fame ballot is out — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez are new on the ballot 286
- The 2015 Hall of Fame ballot is out — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez are new on the ballot (286)
- No, the Red Sox signing Pablo and Hanley is not proof that baseball needs a salary cap (164)
- More Hall of Fame ballots like Adam Rubin’s please (140)
- Report: Pablo Sandoval chose the Red Sox over the Giants because he felt disrespected (138)
- UPDATE: The Pablo Sandoval-Red Sox deal is done, pending a physical (133)