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Mike Trout

Michael Nelson Trout (Millville Meteor) (twitter: @Trouty20)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: August 7, 1991 in Vineland, NJ
High School: Millville Senior HS (Millville, NJ)
Drafted
by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed July 2, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 8, 2011 (Age 19)
Team: Angels 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed, 1 yr/$1M (14), 6 yrs/$144.5M (15-20) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.070, Free Agent: 2021 [*], Agents: LSW Baseball [*]
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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 16, 2014 6:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #196. Chuck Klein… #197. Pie Traynor… #198. Bert Campaneris… #199. MIKE TROUT… #200. Julio Franco… #201. Babe Herman… #202. Vern Stephens… 

2014 Spring Training

Year Tm Age GS G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB OppQual
2014 LAA 22 20 63 58 15 24 2 2 6 17 3 0 3 8 .414 .460 .828 1.288 48 0 2 0 0 0 8.7

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 19 LAA AL 40 135 123 20 27 6 0 5 16 4 0 9 30 .220 .281 .390 .672 89 48 2 2 0 1 0 897/D
2012 20 LAA AL 139 639 559 129 182 27 8 30 83 49 5 67 139 .326 .399 .564 .963 168 315 7 6 0 7 4 *87/9 AS,MVP-2,RoY-1,SS
2013 21 LAA AL 157 716 589 109 190 39 9 27 97 33 7 110 136 .323 .432 .557 .988 179 328 8 9 0 8 10 *87/D AS,MVP-2,SS
2014 22 LAA AL 14 65 60 11 19 3 1 5 10 1 0 4 15 .317 .369 .650 1.019 190 39 1 1 0 0 0 *8
4 Yrs 350 1555 1331 269 418 75 18 67 206 87 12 190 320 .314 .403 .548 .951 167 730 18 18 0 16 14
162 Game Avg. 162 720 616 125 193 35 8 31 95 40 6 88 148 .314 .403 .548 .951 167 338 8 8 0 7 6

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 19 LAA AL 40 135 -0 1 -0 2 -1 2 0.2 5 7 0.7 .504 .501 0.5 0.1 5 897/D
2012 20 LAA AL 139 639 53 10 1 21 -1 84 8.6 22 106 10.8 .562 .553 8.6 2.1 85 *87/9 AS,MVP-2,RoY-1,SS
2013 21 LAA AL 157 716 68 3 0 -9 -0 61 6.6 24 85 8.9 .540 .539 9.7 -0.9 94 $510,000 *87/D AS,MVP-2,SS
2014 22 LAA AL 14 65 6 1 0 -2 0 5 0.6 2 7 0.8 .539 .503 1.0 -0.2 9 $1,000,000 *8
4 Seasons 350 1555 126 14 2 12 -2 152 16.0 53 206 21.1 .545 .539 19.8 1.3 194 $1,510,000

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2011 LAA AL 19 OF 35 32 31 291.2 82 80 0 2 0 .976 4 2 18 8 2.47 2.29 .986 2.28 2.26
2011 LAA AL 19 CF 13 12 11 107.2 38 37 0 1 0 .974 -1 2 -8 22 3.09 2.85 .990 2.61 2.59
2011 LAA AL 19 RF 13 12 12 109.0 23 22 0 1 0 .957 3 0 30 0 1.82 1.69 .986 2.09 2.07
2011 LAA AL 19 LF 10 8 8 75.0 21 21 0 0 0 1.000 2 0 37 0 2.52 2.10 .982 2.14 2.11
2011 LAA AL 19 DH 1 0
2012 LAA AL 20 OF 139 138 96 1225.2 347 340 3 4 1 .988 15 21 15 20 2.52 2.47 .986 2.17 2.16 AS,MVP-2,RoY-1,SS
2012 LAA AL 20 CF 110 108 68 885.2 268 264 2 2 1 .993 12 23 17 31 2.70 2.42 .989 2.58 2.56 AS,MVP-2,RoY-1,SS
2012 LAA AL 20 LF 67 29 27 328.0 76 75 0 1 0 .987 2 -1 9 -4 2.06 1.12 .983 1.94 1.93 AS,MVP-2,RoY-1,SS
2012 LAA AL 20 RF 4 1 1 12.0 3 1 1 1 0 .667 -1 -1 -60 -100 1.50 0.50 .983 2.03 1.98 AS,MVP-2,RoY-1,SS
2013 LAA AL 21 OF 148 148 130 1308.2 361 359 0 2 0 .994 10 -9 9 -8 2.47 2.43 .987 2.24 2.23 AS,MVP-2,SS
2013 LAA AL 21 CF 111 108 96 952.2 276 275 0 1 0 .996 6 -9 7 -11 2.60 2.48 .990 2.66 2.65 AS,MVP-2,SS
2013 LAA AL 21 LF 47 40 34 356.0 85 84 0 1 0 .988 5 0 16 0 2.12 1.79 .989 1.98 1.97 AS,MVP-2,SS
2013 LAA AL 21 DH 9 9 AS,MVP-2,SS
2014 LAA AL 22 CF 14 14 13 129.0 38 37 1 0 0 1.000 -2 -20 2.65 2.71 .991 2.70 2.69
2014 LAA AL 22 OF 14 14 13 129.0 38 37 1 0 0 1.000 -2 -18 2.65 2.71 .982 2.12 2.12
4 Seasons OF 336 332 270 2955.0 828 816 4 8 1 .990 30 12 12 4 2.50 2.44 .986 2.21 2.20
4 Seasons CF 248 242 188 2075.0 620 613 3 4 1 .994 17 14 10 8 2.67 2.48 .990 2.63 2.61
3 Seasons LF 124 77 69 759.0 182 180 0 2 0 .989 9 -1 15 -1 2.13 1.45 .986 1.98 1.96
2 Seasons RF 17 13 13 121.0 26 23 1 2 0 .923 2 -1 21 -9 1.79 1.41 .986 2.08 2.05
4 Seasons TOT 336 332 270 2955.0 828 816 4 8 1 .990 30 12 12 4 2.50 2.44 .986 2.21 2.20
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
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Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2012 AL (2, 72%)
2013 AL (2, 67%)
1.39 Career Shares (166th)

Silver Sluggers
2012 AL (OF)
2013 AL (OF)
All multiple winners

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2012 AL  10.9 (1st)
2013 AL  8.9 (1st)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2012 AL  10.9 (1st)
2013 AL  8.9 (1st)
2014 AL  0.8 (4th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2012 AL  8.8 (1st)
2013 AL  9.7 (1st)
2014 AL  1.0 (2nd)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2012 AL  2.1 (7th)

Batting Average s c a p y
2012 AL  .326 (2nd)
2013 AL  .323 (3rd)

On-Base% s c a p y
2012 AL  .399 (3rd)
2013 AL  .432 (2nd)

Slugging % s c a p y
2012 AL  .564 (3rd)
2013 AL  .557 (4th)
2014 AL  .650 (2nd)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
2012 AL  .963 (2nd)
2013 AL  .988 (3rd)
2014 AL  1.019 (5th)

Games Played s c a p y
2014 AL  14 (1st)

At Bats s c a p y
2014 AL  60 (3rd)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2013 AL  716 (2nd)
2014 AL  65 (3rd)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2012 AL  129 (1st)
2013 AL  109 (1st)
2014 AL  11 (6th)

Hits s c a p y
2012 AL  182 (9th)
2013 AL  190 (4th)
2014 AL  19 (3rd)

Total Bases s c a p y
2012 AL  315 (6th)
2013 AL  328 (3rd)
2014 AL  39 (1st)

Doubles s c a p y
2013 AL  39 (7th)

Triples s c a p y
2012 AL  8 (3rd)
2013 AL  9 (2nd)
2014 AL  1 (4th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2014 AL  5 (1st)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2013 AL  97 (9th)
2014 AL  10 (7th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2013 AL  110 (1st)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2012 AL  49 (1st)
2013 AL  33 (8th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2012 AL  168 (1st)
2013 AL  179 (2nd)
2014 AL  190 (4th)

Runs Created s c a p y
2012 AL  138 (2nd)
2013 AL  155 (1st)
2014 AL  14 (3rd)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2012 AL  54 (2nd)
2013 AL  70 (2nd)
2014 AL  7 (3rd)
Active  128 (38th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2012 AL  5.2 (2nd)
2013 AL  6.8 (2nd)
2014 AL  0.6 (3rd)
Active  12.4 (37th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2013 AL  75 (2nd)
2014 AL  9 (1st)

Times On Base s c a p y
2012 AL  255 (8th)
2013 AL  309 (1st)
2014 AL  24 (7th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2012 AL  .786 (1st)
2013 AL  .805 (2nd)
2014 AL  .785 (7th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2013 AL  9 (6th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2012 AL  7 (8th)
2013 AL  8 (5th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2013 AL  10 (7th)

SB % s c a p y
2012 AL  90.74 (5th)
Active  87.88 (3rd)
Career  87.88 (3rd)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2012 AL  37.2 (1st)
2013 AL  29.7 (1st)
2014 AL  1.7 (8th)

AB per HR s c a p y
2014 AL  12.0 (3rd)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2012 AL  53.40 (2nd)
2013 AL  73.26 (2nd)
2014 AL  6.95 (5th)
Active  133.82 (42nd)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2012 AL  5.2 (1st)
2013 AL  4.7 (4th)
2014 AL  0.7 (5th)
Active  10.9 (43rd)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2012 AL  5.8 (2nd)
2013 AL  7.1 (1st)
2014 AL  0.6 (4th)
Active  13.5 (37th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2012 AL  5.3 (2nd)
2013 AL  7.3 (1st)
2014 AL  0.7 (4th)
Active  13.3 (39th)

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  14 (1st)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  37 (3rd)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  1 (4th)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
2014 AL  14 (1st)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
2012 AL  340 (3rd)
2013 AL  359 (2nd)
2014 AL  37 (3rd)

Total Zone Runs as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2013 AL  5 (4th)
Active  9 (21st)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 AL  12 (2nd)
Active  17 (20th)
Career  17 (87th)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  2.71 (5th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2012 AL  .993 (5th)
2013 AL  .996 (2nd)
2014 AL  1.000 (1st)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
2012 AL  15 (3rd)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2014 AL  1.000 (1st)

Youngest s c a p y
2011 AL  born 1991-08-07 (1st)
2012 AL  born 1991-08-07 (4th)
2013 AL  born 1991-08-07 (8th)
2014 AL  born 1991-08-07 (5th)

                                         

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 15 (155), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 60 (423), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 41 (473), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 30 (315), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (115th), 21.1 career WAR/21.1 7yr-peak WAR/21.1 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary Sources Notes/Other Sources
201321Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$510,000contracts
201422Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$1,000,000
201523Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$5,250,000
201624Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$15,250,000
201725Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$19,250,000
201826Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$33,250,000
201927Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$33,250,000
202028Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$33,250,000
Earliest Free Agent: 2021
Career to date (may be incomplete)$1,510,000Does not include future salaries
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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