Angels, Trout talking $150 million extension
The Los Angeles Angels and outfielder Mike Trout are negotiating a six-year, $150 million contract extension, Yahoo Sports reported Sunday.
Trout, 22, is not eligible for salary arbitration until next season and is under team control through the 2017 season. He is due to make less than $1 million this year.
Trout had a batting line of .323/.432/.557 with 39 doubles, nine triples, 27 home runs, 97 RBIs, 109 runs and 33 stolen bases in 2013. He finished second behind Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera in voting for the American League MVP in each of the past two years.