Tag Archives: Mike Trout

Derek Jeter has two hits as AL beats NL in 85th All-Star Game 5-3


The 85th Annual All-Star Game brought out the stars of the American and National League, with home field advantage for the World Series on the line. In the end, the American League was able to win their second All-Star game in a row, beating the National League 5-3 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Jeter led off ...

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MLB investigating Levine’s Mike Trout comment

Randy Levine

During Jacoby Ellsbury's press conference earlier today, Yankees president Randy Levine was speaking about the on-going Robinson Cano vs. Yankees saga. During the Q & A about Cano, reporters asked Levine about his refusal to give Cano a 10-year contract. Here was how Levine responded: "Now, if it was Mike Trout, I'd offer him a 10-year ...

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Cabrera beats Trout for AL MVP, Posey wins in the NL

It was a hotly contested debate, but Miguel Cabrera beat out Mike Trout for the American League MVP award. Buster Posey became the first catcher to win the NL MVP since 1972 as he beat out Ryan Braun, Andrew McCutchen, and Yadier Molina. Cabrera hit .330/.393/.606 in 161 games this season, but was overshadowed by Trout, ...

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Thoughts on the 2012 AL MVP race

In a little more than two weeks the Baseball Writers' Association of America will choose the American League MVP race. The common thinking is that this is a race between rookie Mike Trout and triple crown winner Miguel Cabrera, but I wanted to discuss it here before they make it official. Darkhorse Candidates Before we settle on ...

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