Tag Archives: Mike Trout

It is almost like Cody Bellinger wasn’t a valuable player in 2018

Trade talks are heating up and every Dodger outfielder is being discussed in deals to shore up area’s that evidently need shoring up. Even Cody Bellinger’s name has come up, which to me seems ridiculous given he should be as untouchable as Walker Buehler. Sure, Bellinger didn’t put up as insane a season as his …

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Angels going for it

Using baseball reference the players with the most at-bats per position for the Angels in 2017 looked like this: Pos Name Age PA BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ C Martin Maldonado 30 471 .221 .276 .368 .645 74 1B C.J. Cron 27 373 .248 .305 .437 .741 99 2B Danny Espinosa# 30 254 .162 .237 .276 …

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Cody Bellinger catches a Trout and a Nomar

With his 30th home run last night, Cody Bellinger has now joined a select list of rookies who have hit at least 30 home runs. Cody caught future HOF Mike Trout, Boston great Nomar Garciaparra,  Twin great Bobby Allison,  and Pete Incaviglia. He also caught Willie Montanez  and with one more home run will have the …

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MLB Network Top 100 show

You can make light of how MLB Network comes up with their top 100, but it is still a fun show to watch. With the Red/Angel game blacked out for us in Los Angeles they showed the 2017 Top 100 countdown. Kershaw came in 2nd, and Mike Trout won for the fourth year in a …

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The Mike Trout decade

Once again going to the well and using data provided by Bobby Down to show the best fWAR for position players this decade. Clayton Kershaw owns the decade for pitchers and Mike Trout for hitters. How lucky have Los Angeles fans been to have the two best players in baseball playing for them? Trout skipped …

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Joey Votto – best player on a bad team in the NL?

Joey Votto has been one of the best hitters in baseball for almost a decade but in those ten years, his team has had limited success.  Only three times have they won at least 81 games and most of the time are out of the pennant race by August 19th, just as they are this …

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