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Call to the Pen 9 hours ago

2019 MLB season: AL MVP update after Trout’s season-ending injury

As the 2019 MLB season nears its end and Mike Trout is out for the season, the AL MVP race is a wide-open book. Here are some real contenders for the award. And just like that, AL MVP favorite Mike Trout’s impeccable 2019 MLB season comes to an end. After being shut down for right foot […] 2019 MLB season: AL MVP update after Trout’s season-ending injury - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Climbing Tal's Hill 14 hours ago

Astros: Evaluating chance for Bregman to win MVP with Trout injured

With the Angels star out with an injury, can the Astros third baseman overtake him in the MVP race? It’s already been established that Astros third baseman Alex Bregman is having an MVP-caliber season. The conventional wisdom, however, was that Mike Trout, the consensus best player in the game, would be the runaway winner. That […] Astros: Evaluating chance for Bregman to win MVP with Trout injured - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen 17 hours ago

Los Angeles Angels: Is Mike Trout still the AL MVP?

Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout is out for the season with a foot injury, but he has 45 HR so should he still win the MVP despite his injury? Is seemed inevitable that Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout would take home his third American League Most Valuable Player until he was sidelined with a […] Los Angeles Angels: Is Mike Trout still the AL MVP? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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MLB Bullets is out for the year.

MLB Bullets is out for the year.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Injuries, playoffs and firings. Oh my! OK. My left index finger is badly injured and in a splint. So I’m typing with one hand—well, one-and-a-half hands. So if I’m a little less talk-y than normal, that’s why. Angels outfielder Mike Trout is out for the season with foot surgery. Adrian Garro writes that Trout’s injury is so unfair. Jon Tayler doesn’t think this should change anything: Trout is still the AL MVP. Looking ahead in the postseason hunt, Anthony Castrovince has has all the crazy tie-break situations. Jay Jaffe looks at the...
Lone Star Ball Sep 15, 2019
Mike Trout is out for the year

Mike Trout is out for the year

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Angels outfielder Mike Trout will miss the rest of the season Anaheim Angels outfielder Mike Trout will miss the remainder of the 2019 season due to a foot issue which will require surgery later this week. Trout has missed the previous week’s worth of games for the Angels, and had hoped to return to the lineup today, but after testing the foot in pre-game warmups it was determined that returning to action wasn’t feasible. The Angels have a 67-82 record and have been out of the playoff race for a while. Trout, however, has had another MVP caliber...
Call to the Pen Sep 8, 2019

2019 MLB Season: AL MVP Race Update for September

As the 2019 MLB season begins its final month, the race for AL MVP has become incredibly one-sided. Mike Trout looks poised to hoist up his 3rd MVP Award at the end of the season. However, the race for second place has heated up, with some big names rising up in the poles thanks to […] 2019 MLB Season: AL MVP Race Update for September - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Aug 28, 2019
After dominant, record-setting season vs. Rangers, Mike Trout gives team a break by sitting out final meeting of the year

After dominant, record-setting season vs. Rangers, Mike Trout gives team a break by sitting out final meeting of the year

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Angels took mercy on Rangers pitchers Wednesday night. Mike Trout did not start the final game of the season series between the two teams.He's done enough for one year.Just consider his final at-bat on Tuesday night the punctuation mark on a historic year of clubbing Rangers' pitching. In that at-bat, Trout turned a 96 mph fastball from Rafael Montero into a 442-foot drive that left the bat at 114 mph. It was his 11th homer against the Rangers this year, setting a record for the most an opponent has ever hit against Texas in a single season.It's no surprise that Trout,...
Call to the Pen Aug 28, 2019

Los Angeles Angels: Is this Mike Trout’s best season yet?

While the masses continue to obsess (rightfully) over Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich, Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is having his best season ever. Last night when most East Coasters were sleeping, the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers were playing a baseball game when Mike Trout did this.  For the 43rd time, Mike […] Los Angeles Angels: Is this Mike Trout’s best season yet? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Aug 24, 2019
Game Thread 132, August 24th , 2019, 6:10 CDT. Angels vs Astros

Game Thread 132, August 24th , 2019, 6:10 CDT. Angels vs Astros

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Wade Miley takes on Trout and his school. Join the discussion.
Call to the Pen Aug 21, 2019

Los Angeles Angels: Can Mike Trout reach 50 home runs?

Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout set a new career-high in home runs last night. The only question that remains is if he can get to 50 home runs this year? Now the only question that remains in the home run department for Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout is can he get to 50 home […] Los Angeles Angels: Can Mike Trout reach 50 home runs? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsDay Aug 20, 2019
Joe Palumbo exits early (blister) as Rangers drop double-header opener to Angels, 5-1

Joe Palumbo exits early (blister) as Rangers drop double-header opener to Angels, 5-1

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mike Trout matched the MLB lead with his career-best 42nd homer, Andrew Heaney had a career-high 14 strikeouts without a walk over eight innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday.Trout lined a two-run shot into the left field seats immediately after David Fletcher led off the game with a single off Joe Palumbo (0-2). It was Trout's 10th homer this year against the Rangers, matching the most ever by an opponent against them in the same season.The doubleheader opener was the makeup of the July 1 game...
Call to the Pen Aug 19, 2019

Los Angeles Angels: Appreciating Mike Trout as LeBron James

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout continues to show his greatness, passing Ty Cobb on the WAR leaderboard, showing how he is already a Hall of Fame. In case you happened to miss it, Los Angeles Angels centerfielder Mike Trout passed Ty Cobb on the career WAR leaderboard last week and has amassed an incredible and hilarious […] Los Angeles Angels: Appreciating Mike Trout as LeBron James - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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