Mike Trout

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Rob Bradford
September 11, 2018 - 11:36 am
It's a conversation most are averting their attention away from: Mookie Betts' financial future. Prior to the last few days, the latest reminder regarding what it will take to keep Betts around beyond the 2020 season came at the All-Star Game when the subject of Bryce Harper's impending free agency...
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John Tomase
August 26, 2018 - 9:23 am
Triple Crown anyone? Lost in the malaise of a 5-1 loss to the Rays on Saturday night -- the fifth in seven games for the Red Sox -- was J.D. Martinez's 2-for-4 performance. Combined with an 0-for-4 from teammate Mookie Betts, Martinez leapfrogged his fellow MVP candidate to claim the American...
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Rob Bradford
August 12, 2018 - 10:32 pm
Alex Cora didn't hesitate in his assessment. "He's the best hitter in baseball, no doubt about it," the Red Sox manager said in discussing J.D. Martinez on the Red Sox Radio Network pregame show. "It's impressive because he stays with his plan, he looks for mistakes and when he gets them he's not...
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Rob Bradford
July 22, 2018 - 2:32 pm
At about 11:30 a.m. people started running to find a television set (even with the great J.D. Martinez vs. Mookie Betts debate raging on WEEI). Word was firing through social media and the internet in general that Tiger Woods had taken the lead at the British Open. Tiger was going to actually win a...
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Kyle DaLuz
July 17, 2018 - 3:08 pm
Last night was a good night for those who have defended baseball over the last week, after the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy opined that ‘baseball is striking out in every way.’ A main talking point from baseball detractors over the last few seasons is the lack of marketing by Major League...
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Kyle DaLuz
July 13, 2018 - 1:46 pm
On the heels of Mookie Betts’ 13-pitch at-bat grand slam Thursday in the Red Sox’ 6-4 win over the Blue Jays, the debate between who the best player in Major League Baseball is has resurfaced. Consensus pick Mike Trout has gaudy numbers that are hard to argue. Since becoming a full-time starter in...
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Alex Reimer
June 29, 2018 - 8:36 am
Mike Trout is having another unworldly season. Prior to the Angels’ series against the Red Sox this week, he only made seven outs in eight games . During that stretch, the best baseball player in the world was batting .696 with four home runs, nine RBI and 11 walks. Trout was putting on a show...
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Rob Bradford
April 18, 2018 - 1:42 am
It's time. As we sit here now watching Mookie Betts play every day, this is a guy who can officially sidle up to Mike Trout. That's right, the Mike Trout. The guy who becomes the MVP favorite the minute he shows up to spring training. The player who actually finished fourth last season despite...
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John Tomase
April 11, 2018 - 11:02 am
Ron Roenicke isn't the only man to coach Mookie Betts and Mike Trout -- former Red Sox bench coach Gary DiSarcina earned that distinction, too -- but he brings the freshest perspective to the discussion. Roenicke spent the last two seasons as Angels third base coach, where he watched Trout outlast...
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