LA Angels of Anaheim

2014 Avg.
.310
 
Career Avg.
.313
Name  Mike Trout
Born  8/7/1991
Height  6-1
Weight  200
Number  27
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot7/1/2014 9:48:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout is 4-for-8 (.444) with a 1.250 OPS versus White Sox starter Hector Noesi.
Insight: Trout (.307, 17 HR, 56 RBI) is hitting with more power this season. Add in a wind blowing out to left at 15 mph and you have a must-start candidate.
 
Hot6/25/2014 10:26:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout went 1-for-2 with a homer, two RBI, two walks, two runs and a steal Tuesday against the Twins.
Insight: Trout (.307, 17 HR, 56 RBI) has the reputation of being an all-around excellent player rather than a power hitter, but his .604 slugging percentage is third in baseball. He has stolen five bases this month after stealing that many in the first two months combined.
 
Hot6/17/2014 10:38:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout slugged two homers in Tuesday night's win over Cleveland.
Insight: He's hitting .380 this month with five homers and 16 RBI. Trout (.311, 16 HR, 54 RBI) is the best outfielder in baseball right now and it's not close.
 
Hot6/15/2014 9:19:00 AM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout has hit safely in each of his last 20 starts. He went 3-for-6 with a double, a homer and four RBI Saturday night.
Insight: Trout didn't have a hit in a pinch-hitting appearance on June 3 so his hitting streak currently stands at nine, but he's provided fantasy owners with a .372 average, five homers, 21 RBI, 17 runs, two steals and a 1.116 OPS over his last 21 games.
 
6/8/2014 9:24:00 AM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout hit a game-tying grand slam off White Sox ace Chris Sale in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday night.
Insight: Sale took a 5-0 lead into the eighth but didn't get an out while allowing five runs to score. Trout has his average up to .295 and he has hit 12 homers with 43 RBI. His appears to be over the back injury that forced him to miss a few games this past week.
 
6/5/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout (back) had a double and a triple in his return to the lineup Thursday.
Insight: Trout was only able to play one and a half innings in the past four games due to back discomfort, but his MRI revealed only inflammation.
 
6/5/2014 5:10:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout (back) is in the lineup Thursday.
Insight: Trout missed two games over the weekend and only lasted an inning and a half Tuesday after getting treatment on his back Monday, but his MRI revealed only inflammation. He's serving as the DH Thursday.
 
6/4/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: The MRI on Angels center fielder Mike Trout's back revealed only inflammation, according to Alden Gonzalez of mlb.com.
Insight: Trout missed two games over the weekend and only lasted an inning and a half Tuesday after getting treatment on his back Monday. He's not in the lineup Wednesday but isn't expected to need a DL stint.
 
6/3/2014 9:12:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout (back) left Tuesday's game after the top of the second inning due to mid-back discomfort, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: It's the same ailment that kept him out of the lineup the previous two games. Trout had treatment on his back Monday and said he felt fine during batting practice Tuesday, but the effects didn't last long.
 
6/3/2014 8:47:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout (back) left Tuesday's game after the top of the second inning, according to Alden Gonzalez of mlb.com.
Insight: Trout missed the last two games with back tightness and likely aggravated it.
 
6/3/2014 5:11:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout (back) is back in the lineup Tuesday, according to Alden Gonzalez of mlb.com.
Insight: After missing two games with a stiff upper back, Trout is ready to rejoin the lineup at the same time as Josh Hamilton, providing a significant boost to LA's offense. Despite his unusually high number of strikeouts this season (63 in 242 plate appearances) the superstar obviously is a must-start in all formats.
 
6/3/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout (back) is expected to start Tuesday against Houston. Source: Mike DiGiovanna, Los Angeles Times.
Insight: After missing two games with a stiff upper back, Trout appears ready to rejoin the lineup at the same time as Josh Hamilton, providing a significant boost to LA's offense. Despite his unusually high number of strikeouts this season (63 in 242 plate appearances) the superstar obviously is a must-start in all formats.
 
6/1/2014 9:10:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout expects to play Tuesday against Houston. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: He's missed the last two games with a stiff upper back. The Angels are also getting Josh Hamilton (thumb surgery) back on Tuesday.
 
6/1/2014 1:39:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout (back) is not in the lineup Sunday, according to Alden Gonzalez of mlb.com.
Insight: Trout said he expected to play Sunday after missing Saturday with upper back stiffness, but the Angels are playing it safe. The off day Monday will give Trout three days off in a row, so if he's not back Tuesday it would be a cause for concern.
 
6/1/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout said he expects to play Sunday after missing Saturday's game with a stiff back.
Insight: Every day Trout is out of the lineup is a loss for fantasy owners. He's leading the AL in strikeouts but has batted .294 with 11 homers, 38 RBI, 34 runs, five steals and a .929 OPS.
 
5/31/2014 8:13:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout won't suit up Saturday versus Oakland. SOURCE: Mike DiGiovanna, Los Angeles Times
Insight: He's dealing with a stiff upper back. We don't anticipate Trout (.294, 11 HR, 38 RBI) missing more than a game or two.
 
5/25/2014 8:44:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout has gone 5-for-12 with a double, two homers and two walks in his last three games.
Insight: He missed Wednesday's game with minor hamstring soreness, but he appears to be fine. Trout's strikeout rate is way up this season, but he's also improved his power output.
 
5/23/2014 6:14:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles center fielder Mike Trout is back for Friday's series opener against the Royals. SOURCE: Alden Gonzalez, MLB.com
Insight: He missed a game with hamstring tightness earlier this week. Last year's MVP runner-up is hitting just .185 in the month of May.
 
5/23/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout (hamstring) was not in the lineup Wednesday, but is expected to return on Friday.
Insight: Trout has been dealing with soreness in his hamstring and started as the DH Tuesday before leaving early. The two consecutive days off should do him good.
 
5/21/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: Angels center fielder Mike Trout (hamstring) is not in the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: Trout has been dealing with soreness in his hamstring and started as the DH Tuesday before leaving early. He was expected to play Wednesday, but the team is being cautious.