Calhoun stars early, but Dodgers drop Angels late 8-7

Baseball 03/26/19, 01:58

Kole Calhoun is ready for the season to start, as he showed on offense and defense in the second game of the Freeway Series.Calhoun hit a home run and a double, but the Los Angeles Dodgers scored five times in the seventh inning of an 8-7 victory over the Los ...

Trout, Pujols deliver for Angels in 8-4 win over Dodgers

Baseball 03/24/19, 22:55

Mike Trout enjoyed a little pregame celebration and then went right back to work.Trout had an RBI double in his first home game since signing a record contract and agreeing to spend 12 more years with the Los Angeles Angels, who beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 in an exhibition ...

Mike Trout says he’s “an Angel for life” with new contract

Baseball 03/24/19, 19:23

Mike Trout smiled into the postcard-perfect Orange County sunlight and said exactly what every Los Angeles Angels fan has spent years hoping to hear."I know there was a lot of talk about going back East, but I enjoy every minute being here," Trout said Sunday. "This is my home. I ...

Verlander says Astros better situation than free agency

Baseball 03/24/19, 13:56

Justin Verlander thinks the free-agent process is broken. Still, he says that's not why he decided to sign a new deal with the Houston Astros rather than test the market."I can't see a better situation," Verlander said Sunday after the Astros announced a three-year contract that added $66 million in ...

Trout hits three-run homer to wrap up his Arizona spring

Baseball 03/22/19, 18:20

Mike Trout wrapped up an eventful spring in Arizona on Friday with his third home run, and first since signing his record new deal.Trout received a 12-year, $426.5 million contract Wednesday, and in two games since, he's 2-for-7, hitting an RBI single Thursday and the three-run homer Friday as the ...

Bryce Harper hits first homers, goes deep twice for Phillies

Baseball 03/21/19, 20:06

Bryce Harper showed off his mighty power a week before opening day.The slugger hit his first two Grapefruit League homers for the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, driving one completely out of the ballpark."I feel good right now," Harper said. "The swing feels good. The timing is coming along. I'll take ...

Trout plays full game a day after receiving record contract

Baseball 03/21/19, 18:43

Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus likes to have his regulars play nine innings at least once in a spring training game and on Thursday, it was Mike Trout's turn against the Arizona Diamondbacks."He's making all that money, he needs to play nine," Ausmus said.Trout, who received a 12-year, $426.5 ...

Ohtani: Mike Trout ‘surely deserves’ his big contract

Baseball 03/20/19, 17:48

Mike Trout was back on the baseball field Wednesday, getting at-bats during an intrasquad minor league game against other Los Angeles Angels players. He finished his six plate appearances at Field 4 with a home run, signed some autographs, and chatted with former Angels outfielder Torii Hunter.Trout didn't speak to ...

Boston’s Mookie Betts says he expects to become free agent

Sports 03/20/19, 17:14

Don't expect AL MVP Mookie Betts to agree to a long-term contract with the Boston Red Sox before he can become a free agent in late 2020.Despite Mike Trout's pending $432 million, 12-year agreement with the Los Angeles Angels, Nolan Arenado's $260 million, eight-year deal with the Colorado Rockies and ...

Angels ready to build championship team on cornerstone Trout

Sports 03/20/19, 11:47

The Los Angeles Angels are about to make Mike Trout the highest-paid athlete in North American team sports history. Once his contract is signed, the most productive baseball player of his generation will get $432 million to stay in Orange County through 2030.This franchise's cornerstone is cemented in place. It's ...

source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Sports 03/20/19, 02:46

Mike Trout is about to cash in.Big time.Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.The deal was disclosed Tuesday ...

source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Sports 03/19/19, 12:00

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history.The deal was disclosed Tuesday by a person familiar with ...

Manfred says Harper can’t recruit Trout (for now)

Sports 03/06/19, 16:47

Major League Baseball is investigating whether new Philadelphia slugger Bryce Harper committed a tampering violation when he lobbied for Mike Trout, who isn't a free agent for two more seasons, to join the Phillies.Speaking to a group of Boston businessmen on Wednesday, commissioner Rob Manfred said he doesn't want players ...

Now pitching: Harper lobbies for Trout to join him in Philly

Sports 03/05/19, 16:34

Now pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies, Bryce Harper.The new Phillies slugger has again lobbied for superstar Mike Trout to join the franchise in 2021, a possible violation of Major League Baseball's tampering rule.Trout, a two-time AL MVP with the Los Angeles Angels, grew up near Philadelphia, attended the Phillies victory ...

Trout: ‘Now is not the time’ to focus on future contract

Baseball 03/01/19, 16:39

Mike Trout says he is only concentrating on one thing regarding his future — the upcoming season.The Los Angeles Angels star said he is happy for Bryce Harper, who has agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies , but that he hasn't considered how Harper's deal ...

Bobby Knoop retires from Angels after 53 years in baseball

Baseball 02/26/19, 19:18

Longtime Angels player and coach Bobby Knoop has announced his retirement after 53 years in baseball.Los Angeles shared the news in a release Tuesday.The 80-year-old Knoop was one of the Angels' first recognizable figures, earning the club's MVP award four times in its inaugural decade. The second baseman played for ...

Chatting on the bases is good-natured, a learning experience

Baseball 02/19/19, 16:53

While playing for Texas, Jurickson Profar always learned something from new teammate Khris Davis when the Oakland slugger stopped at Profar's second base spot.Majors home run leader Davis appreciates any chance he gets to talk baseball and life with Albert Pujols while spending a few moments on first alongside the ...

Moreno says Angels have had internal talks on new Trout deal

Baseball 02/18/19, 15:41

Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno said the team has had internal discussions regarding a new contract for outfielder Mike Trout, who can become a free agent after the 2020 season.The two-time AL MVP is owed $33.25 million in each of the next two seasons, completing a $144.5 million, six-year ...

Ausmus era begins when Trout, Pujols lead Angels into spring

Baseball 02/07/19, 16:40

For the first time since 2000, a new manager will be in the home clubhouse at Tempe Diablo Stadium when the Los Angeles Angels report to spring training.Mike Scioscia spent 19 years in charge of the Halos, and Brad Ausmus is aware of the enormity of the shoes he is ...

Granderson voted Man of the Year for 3rd time by players

Baseball 11/27/18, 23:24

Free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson became the first three-time winner of the Marvin Miller Man of the Year, part of the players' association's Players Choice Awards.The 37-year-old Granderson, the winner in 2009 and 2016, split last season between Toronto and Milwaukee. He was followed in the voting by Arizona first ...

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