TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels restored the particular contract connected with AL Rookie with the Year Mike Trout to get $510,000, prompting an upset result from the outfielder's agent.
Craig Landis reported his client has been disappointed along with your judgement announced Saturday. The earnings is definitely $20,000 above this main league minimum.
"During the particular process, on benefit with Mike, I expected solely that the Angels make up Mike pretty for his traditional 2012 season, offered his support time," Landis said inside a statement. "In my opinion, the following post paid falls nicely short of any 'fair' contract and also I have voiced this particular towards the Angels during the entire process. Nonetheless, the actual renewal regarding Mike's contract could put an end (to) that discussion."
Trout possesses one particular year, 70 days involving important league company it is more likely to be eligible for arbitration following the 2014 time of year and then for no cost agency after the 2017 World Series. Teams can easily restore the actual contracts involving unsigned players with their 40-man rosters from March 2-11
"Mike, himself, isn't going to need to comment on this matter," Landis said. "As when he learned he won't be the actual team's primary center fielder to the impending season, Mike will position the disappointment lurking behind the pup plus give attention to supporting this Angels reach their goal involving winning your 2013 World Series."
Speedy Peter Bourjos can be established to be the particular Angels' principal middle fielder, flanked by Trout around remaining along with 2010 and beyond AL MVP Josh Hamilton within right.
Trout acquired a new $482,500 income continue year, while he complete next to Detroit's Miguel Cabrera throughout AL MVP voting. Trout make .326 by using 30 homers plus 83 RBIs, and led your majors together with 129 extends as well as 49 steals.
He also attained a new $10,000 plus to get receiving Rookie connected with that Year.
Los Angeles in addition agreed to one-year educates on 21 players, including Bourjos in addition to Mark Trumbo.