Chris Archer signs big extension with Tampa Bay Rays

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Chris Archer is a nice young pitcher, and I'm sure he'll do great things for the Tampa Bay Rays. But on Wednesday, the 25-year-old righty signed a big contract that was yet another example of how baseball must be incredibly healthy money-wise. Archer and the Rays agreed to a six-year, $25.5 ...

Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout finalizing huge extension

Friday, March 28th, 2014

After months of rumors, we have finally gotten word that the Los Angeles Angels and outfielder Mike Trout are finalizing a big-time contract. MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez is reporting that the deal will be a six-year extension worth $144.5 million. The contract, which would buy out Trout's three arbitration year and his ...

Mike Trout becomes first rookie with 30 home runs and 40 steals

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

As if Los Angeles Angels rookie phenom Mike Trout needed to prove anything else about his ability. On Sunday, the 21-year-old center fielder became the first major league rookie to ever hit 30 home runs and steal 40 bases. Trout hit his 30th homer off of Yu Darvish in the ...

2009 MLB Draft: Live Blog

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

6pm ET: Afternoon, everyone. And with that, I'd like to start by asking what the fuck John Hart is doing as part of MLB Network's broadcast? The guy is clearly the Matt Millen of Major League Baseball, but he gets a studio job analyzing talent? God, that's just...just...wrong! It's just ...