Mike Trout RUMORS & NEWS

  • Angels' Mike Scioscia thinks Mike Trout is an obvious choice for AL MVP

    Los Angeles Times "Mike Scioscia has always said the most valuable players each year should come from a contending team, a notable viewpoint this year because his team is not one. “I still feel that way,” the Angels’ longtime manager said this week. “I haven’t changed at all.” But, he said, this season is a..." October 01

  • Just a scare for Angels Mike Trout: X-rays negative

    Orange County Register "Mike Trout, who left Wednesday's game after being hit in the left shoulder blade by a pitch, underwent X-rays, which showed no break, on Thursday. Trout said he was sore after Wednesday's game, but he was still hoping to play on Friday" September 29

  • Trout weighs in on MVP vote: I try to be the best every year

    Los Angeles Times "In this election season, Mike Trout has a simple platform. “I try to be the best player in the league every year,” he said. He has succeeded this year, again. Now comes the vote for most valuable player, and the annual debate over whether “best” and “most valuable” are the same thing. If..." September 25

  • Mike Trout's place in history is already greater than you think

    Yardbarker "For all intents and purposes, it has been generally established that Mike Trout is the top player in baseball today. He has hit the perennial MVP candidate zone, due to the fact that he has never played a full season and finished lower than second in the race for the trophy. He has made the..." September 03

  • Trout swerved to avoid car, hit another in highway collision

    Orange County Register "Angel outfielder Mike Trout swerved, but still hit another vehicle that had slowed to a stop on the southbound 55 freeway Wednesday night, and that Chevrolet was pushed into another car, says a California Highway Patrol report released Thursday. Trout’s Mercedes Benz struck the left, rear side..." September 01

  • Mike Trout Crash 'ALCOHOL NOT A FACTOR' ... Cops Say

    TMZ "Mike Trout was NOT drunk when he slammed his black Mercedes-Benz into a Chevy late Wednesday night ... officials tell TMZ Sports. We spoke with Officer Olivera of the California Highway Patrol who tells us ... responding officers say Trout did not show ANY signs of intoxication at the scene of..." September 01

  • Angels' Mike Trout uninjured after car crash on 55 freeway in Santa Ana

    Orange County Register "Angels star outfielder Mike Trout was involved in an auto crash and was uninjured Wednesday night on the 55 freeway. The Orange County Fire Authority responded to a pair of separate but related crashes each involving two vehicles at 8:50 p.m. in the southbound lane of the 55 freeway at McFadden..." September 01

  • Mike Trout is better than ever. So why aren't enough people paying attention?

    SI "Baseball's best player is trending toward being an all-time great, but he has not resonated with the general public the way the previous generation's superstars have. Angels centerfielder Mike Trout has no peers in baseball today. He is, by one measure, the best young hitter born in almost..." August 30

  • 3 reasons why Mike Trout will be MLB's next $300M man

    The Score "In the final installment of this three-part series, we look at three reasons why Mike Trout - the inimitable Los Angeles Angels superstar working to distinguish himself as the greatest ballplayer who ever lived - will be the next player to land a $300-million contract. Safest bet Over the past..." August 20

  • Mike Trout doesn't believe David Ortiz will retire

    NESN "Since his announcement last fall, David Ortiz has made one thing very clear to everyone who asks: He’s absolutely retiring at the end of this season. The Boston Red Sox’s legendary DH has been peppered with “Are you sure?” questions all season long thanks to the incredible numbers he’s putting..." July 12

  • Trout proposes to girlfriend with skywriting message

    MLB.com "What do you do for a proposal when you're one of the game's most gifted stars? You can't do the ballpark proposal -- that sort of thing is reserved for fans ... mostly. As was revealed Saturday on social media, Angels star Mike Trout recently proposed to his girlfriend, Jess, using a method..." July 03

  • Mike Trout may be the best player in MLB, but the Angels' future may be the worst

    CBS Sports "From 2012 through 2015, Mike Trout was the best player in baseball. There are those that would argue that Bryce Harper might've now caught up with or even surpassed him for that title. Or that upstarts like Manny Machado might be getting close. Whatever the case, Trout certainly warrants a..." June 17

  • Angels' Mike Trout avoids major injury after being hit in the thumb

    CBS Sports "The baseball world got to breathe a collective sigh of relief after the Angels game on Sunday, because Mike Trout suffered only a thumb contusion after this pitch. Broken bones happen often when players are hit in the thumb/hand/wrist area by pitches, notably those of more than 90 miles per..." June 13

  • Mike Trout has bruised right thumb after getting hit by pitch

    ESPN "Mike Trout left the Los Angeles Angels' 8-3 loss Sunday in the eighth inning with a bruised right thumb after getting hit by a pitch from Cleveland reliever Tommy Hunter. X-rays showed no broken bones for the 2014 AL MVP. After the game, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Trout is fine and..." June 12

  • Mike Trout hearing from friends, family about trade rumors

    Sportress of Blogitude "Mike Trout’s long-term future with the Los Angeles Angels organization has been a hot topic throughout the early part of the 2016 MLB season, primarily due to how the team has stumbled to a 26-31 start. Trade rumors have been rampant surrounding the 24-year-old slugger, so much so that both..." June 07

  • Trout joins MLB legends with milestone HR

    The Score "If MIke Trout keeps this up, the company he keeps will become more scarce by the milestone. The Angels superstar center fielder added to his increasingly elite resume Saturday night by smacking the 150th home run of his career, making him the eighth player in MLB history to log that many homers..." May 29

  • Will the Tigers Entertain a Mike Trout Trade?

    Baseball Essential "The 2016 season has not been good for the Los Angeles Angels. They currently sit four games under .500 at 20-24, and it doesn’t look like they will turn the corner any time soon. With a barren farm system, their future doesn’t look any brighter. There is some thought that a trade with teams such..." May 24

  • Trout removed from game as precaution

    MLB.com "Angels center fielder Mike Trout tweaked his right ankle while rounding third base in the seventh inning of Sunday's eventual 10-2 win over the Orioles, prompting him to be removed from the game shortly thereafter. The move, however, was merely precautionary." May 23

  • Angels trading Mike Trout is a dumb deal that would make no sense for any team

    Los Angeles Times "One Angel on the disabled list Wednesday, two Angels on the disabled list Tuesday, four starters and a closer and two shortstops already there. General managers are nothing if not opportunistic, even if they cloak that trait in sympathy. "Sorry, buddy. Tough luck. But, hey, if you want to talk..." May 19

  • Mike Trout, Angels Scoff At Idea Of Trade: ‘You Do Not Move Superstar Players’

    NESN "The Internet got a crazy idea about trading Mike Trout. But, spoiler alert: It’s not going to happen. First of all, let’s get one thing straight: It wouldn’t be a terrible idea for the Los Angeles Angels to trade their star center fielder, as ESPN and FanGraphs suggested. Their rotation is keeping..." May 12

  • Could Mike Trout Really Ever End Up In Boston?

    Fenway Nation "For some reason, a number of otherwise solid media types are writing about the Angels trading Mike Trout. That's right, the guy who has won—or seriously contended for—the AL MVP in each of his four (full) MLB seasons. On top of this fantasy is now layered the notion that Red Sox honcho Dave..." May 11

  • Angels GM: 'No intent or desire' to deal Trout

    Fox Sports "The Angels, after losing ace right-hander Garrett Richards to season-ending Tommy John surgery, will not entertain the thought of trading center fielder Mike Trout. The loss of Richards, combined with the continued absence of left-hander Andrew Heaney, will severely compromise the Angels'..." May 07

  • Angels will have to consider trading Mike Trout

    ESPN "Crushing news for Garrett Richards and the Los Angeles Angels as the power-armed right-hander will have to undergo Tommy John surgery. Jeff Passan's report on Yahoo! Sports also says that Andrew Heaney, currently on the disabled list with a strained flexor muscle, is rehabbing in an attempt to..." May 06

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