Mike Trout

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Let Other Fantasy Baseball Owners Take Chances On September Call-Ups

Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.


LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels signs autographs before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Mike Trout Talks Autographs And If He Minds If You Sell Them [VIDEO]

The center fielder knows he wont be able to sign for every autograph seeker but he tries to get in as many as he can.

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 14:  Commissioner of Major League Baseball Rob Manfred awards American League All-Star Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim the MVP trophy after defeating the National League 6 to 3 in the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Tickles Erin Andrews With MVP Bat [VIDEO]

I’m sure it was unintentional but it’s still quite funny for the blooper reel.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 14: American League All-Star Prince Fielder #84 of the Texas Rangers bats in the seventh inning against National League All-Star Francisco Rodriquez #57 of the Milwaukee Brewers during the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Latest: Fielder Joins Trout With Career All-Star Cycle

Prince Fielder’s RBI single in the fifth inning gave him all four types of hits in the midsummer classic.

97.1 The Ticket–07/15/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 13: National Leauge All-Star Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals laughs during the Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders at the Great American Ball Park on July 13, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trout, Harper, Plenty Of Fresh Faces Highlight All-Star Game

Not too long ago, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Gerrit Cole were the ones picking up the extra balls and getting pranked into paying the pricey checks.

97.1 The Ticket–07/14/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Midseason Awards

We’ve reached the midway point of the season, time to look at the awards races.


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This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play Update

A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.


ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 12: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals calls to his bench with Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels on base during the fourth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 12, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Ventura Helps Royals Sweep Angels Again With 9-2 Win

The Kansas City Royals completed another three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2015

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers prepares to butt in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout Win MVP Awards

For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Gordon Beckham #18 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrates with Mike Trout #27 after the game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim defeated the Oakland Athletics 2-0. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Trout, Strasburg Giving Playoffs A Fresh Look

So, is this the year of Buck Showalter, Bryce Harper and a Beltway Series? Or perhaps Albert Pujols, Yasiel Puig and a Freeway Series?

97.1 The Ticket–09/29/2014