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.
May 13, 2014, 12:48 PM EST
Mike Trout, the pride of Millville, N.J., and the brightest young star in baseball, comes to Citizens Bank Park with the Los Angeles Angels for a two-game series beginning Tuesday night.
May 3, 2014, 11:01 PM EST
Troy Tulowitzki collected his 1,000th career hit with a single in the seventh inning on Saturday night against the Mets.
Apr 29, 2014, 6:36 AM EST
Sonny Gray, sweeping the clouds away.
Apr 22, 2014, 6:56 AM EST
Baseball’s two brightest young stars pass like ships in the night.
Apr 20, 2014, 10:05 PM EST
You’ll be seeing this play at the end of the season when the season’s wackiest plays are reviewed.
Apr 19, 2014, 6:00 PM EST
Mike Trout attached his name to an ignominious feat on Saturday against the Tigers.
Apr 18, 2014, 11:20 PM EST
Jeff Samardzija unselfishly wants to get paid. It’s not as crazy as it sounds.
Apr 16, 2014, 8:54 PM EST
Josh Hamilton is likely to be sidelined through most of May with a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and now beat writer Jeff Fletcher at the Orange County Register reports that Kole Calhoun will miss the next 4-6 weeks with what Angels manager Mike Scioscia called a “bad ligament sprain” in his right ankle.
Apr 16, 2014, 6:38 AM EST
I only watched a little baseball last night. Watched a lot of “Night Court” though.
Apr 14, 2014, 5:00 AM EST
The other owners will have to ratify the move at their next meeting, but as of yesterday it’s all but official: the Braves now own the Nationals.
Apr 12, 2014, 8:25 PM EST
Over the winter, Randy Levine made a comment about Mike Trout’s value and now he’s paying the price for it.
Apr 2, 2014, 11:19 AM EST
Joe Posnanski picks the Royals to win the division for the 17th consecutive season.
Apr 2, 2014, 10:47 AM EST
As part of his new eight-year, $253 million extension with the Tigers reigning back-to-back MVP Miguel Cabrera has bonuses for winning the award again or capturing another Triple Crown in the future.
Apr 1, 2014, 5:50 AM EST
Does winning on Opening Day mean anything? I dunno, ask Oakland and Seattle.
Mar 31, 2014, 11:12 PM EST
Mike Trout doing Mike Trout things
Mar 30, 2014, 10:41 AM EST
Mike Trout‘s new six-year, $144.5 million contract extension was officially announced on Saturday afternoon and the star outfielder celebrated by going 2-for-4 with a home run in the Angels’ 6-2 exhibition victory over the Dodgers in Anaheim. Trout, 22, then hit up a steakhouse with friend and teammate Garrett Richards … 12 oz of bone,…
Mar 29, 2014, 5:30 PM EST
On the heels of Mike Trout signing a six-year, $144.5 million extension with the Angels, you can’t blame Nationals fans for hoping that perhaps Bryce Harper would consider a similar deal. However, Harper’s agent, Scott Boras, hinted to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post today that the Trout contract will have no impact on their…
Mar 29, 2014, 3:29 PM EST
The Angels and superstar outfielder Mike Trout have agreed to terms on a six-year extension which is reportedly worth $144.5 million. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal has the year-by-year breakdown: 2015: $5.25 million 2016: $15.25 million 2017: $19.25 million 2018: $33.25 million 2019: $33.25 million 2020: $33.25 million While the Angels surely would have liked to…
Mar 28, 2014, 10:40 PM EST
If you thought the Mike Trout news was big, wait until you hear this! The Phillies have acquired utility infielder Jayson Nix from the Rays for an undisclosed amount of cash, CSN Philly’s John Clark reports. Nix spent the spring with the Rays but did not make the cut. Nix, 31, had a decent spring…
Mar 28, 2014, 10:21 PM EST
MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez is reporting that the Angels and outfielder Mike Trout are close to finalizing a contract extension worth $144.5 million over six years. [Update: The Angels official Twitter confirms the deal. The team will make an announcement on Saturday.] Trout is currently eligible for arbitration for the first time after the season, so the…
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