The best of Angels star Mike Trout

Mike Trout #27 poses during the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Photo Day on February 21, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

View gallery

36 photos

You needn't be a sabermetrics devotee to know that Mike Trout, the 22-year-old Los Angeles Angels outfielder, is the best all-around player in baseball. So it was quite a bargain that he was paid $510,000 last season but led all of MLB in Wins Above Replacement.

Trout and the Angels agreed to a new one-year contract earlier this season that gives him a nearly 100-percent raise and pays him seven figures for the first time in his baseball life. Trout will now make a cool $1 million, which is a nice chunk of change for a 22-year-old but still tiddlywinks compared to his peers.
Mike Oz

View Comments (2)