TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels renewed the actual contract associated with AL Rookie regarding the actual Year Mike Trout regarding $510,000, compelling an furious response from your outfielder's agent.
Craig Landis claimed his clientele had been disillusioned with all the choice introduced Saturday. The earnings is $20,000 above the important league minimum.
"During your process, with respect to Mike, I asked merely that will your Angels cover Mike fairly with regard to his historic 2012 season, presented his or her assistance time," Landis mentioned in the statement. "In this opinion, this specific long term contract is catagorized well short of any 'fair' post paid along with I have voiced this specific towards Angels in the process. Nonetheless, this vitality associated with Mike's post paid will place an stop (to) that discussion."
Trout offers 1 year, seventy days to weeks involving main little league support which is likely to be eligible pertaining to arbitration following a 2014 time of year and for free agent after the 2017 World Series. Teams can certainly replenish the contracts of unsigned people on their 40-man rosters coming from March 2-11
"Mike, himself, isn't going to desire to discuss this matter," Landis said. "As whenever he learned your dog won't become your team's major facility fielder for that upcoming season, Mike will put the frustration powering him in addition to consentrate on assisting the actual Angels reach his or her goal regarding receiving that 2013 World Series."
Speedy Peter Bourjos is focused to be the particular Angels' principal center fielder , flanked by way of Trout inside left along with 2010 AL MVP Josh Hamilton with right.
Trout had a new $482,500 salary previous year, when he / she done minute that will Detroit's Miguel Cabrera within AL MVP voting. Trout struck .326 along with 30 homers along with 83 RBIs, and led this majors by using 129 works and forty nine steals.
He furthermore earned your $10,000 plus regarding earning Rookie on the Year.
Los Angeles also agreed to one-year works with 21 players, like Bourjos in addition to Mark Trumbo.