Report: Angels, Mike Trout hoping for multiyear extension

Thursday February 13th, 2014

Angels outfielder Mike Trout (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images) Angels outfielder Mike Trout has a slash line of .324/.416/.560 in two-plus seasons. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Angels are aiming to reach a multiyear contract extension with outfielder Mike Troutaccording to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times.

According to the report, the new deal "is expected to make Trout one of baseball's highest-paid players." Trout, 22, wouldn't be eligible for arbitration until 2015.

In his second season, Trout hit .323 with 27 home runs, drove in 97 runs, and led the American League in walks and runs scored. He finished second in AL Most Valuable Player voting for the second straight year.

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