TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels renewed the particular deal involving AL Rookie with the Year Mike Trout with regard to $510,000, prompting an upset solution on the outfielder's agent.
Craig Landis mentioned his buyer was frustrated when using the choice released Saturday. The income is usually $20,000 previously mentioned this major little league minimum.
"During that process, regarding Mike, I questioned merely that the Angels compensate Mike reasonably with regard to their historical 2012 season, given his / her support time," Landis mentioned in a statement. "In my opinion, this specific deal is catagorized well limited of your 'fair' contract and also I have voiced the following on the Angels over the process. Nonetheless, the particular repair of Mike's 2 year contract will certainly decide to put an ending (to) this discussion."
Trout has one particular year, 70 days to weeks connected with major little league service which is probably be qualified to get arbitration following 2014 season plus at no cost agent immediately after the actual 2017 World Series. Teams could renew the plans connected with unsigned online players on their own 40-man rosters coming from March 2-11
"Mike, himself, does not would like to comment on the following matter," Landis said. "As as soon as he learned he or she won't always be that team's primary center fielder for that upcoming season, Mike could squeeze failure behind your ex boyfriend and consentrate on assisting your Angels arrive at their intention of winning this 2013 World Series."
Speedy Peter Bourjos is placed to become the particular Angels' major centre fielder, flanked by way of Trout within kept along with 2010 and beyond AL MVP Josh Hamilton in right.
Trout experienced your $482,500 paycheck very last year, whenever this individual concluded second to Detroit's Miguel Cabrera in AL MVP voting. Trout struck .326 having thirty homers plus 83 RBIs, along with brought the majors with 129 works as well as forty nine steals.
He furthermore gained some sort of $10,000 benefit with regard to profitable Rookie with the Year.
Los Angeles in addition decided to one-year bargains with 21 players, like Bourjos and Mark Trumbo.