Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim franchise star Mike Trout has expressed his desire to “talk to the team’s leadership” amid the team’s slim chances of making the postseason.
“The Angels were hoping to make the playoffs for the first time in nine years this season, but their chances have all but evaporated,” Japanese sports media outlet The Digest reported on Wednesday, adding that Angels franchise star Trout wants to talk to the team’s leadership.
“If there’s a question about the direction of the team, we need to discuss it,” Trout said. There’s nothing concrete, but we’ll have a conversation in the offseason to see where the team is going and what the vision is for the future.” 온라인카지노
Regarding Shohei Ohtani’s free agency, Trout said, “I haven’t heard anything from him. I really haven’t. It’s all about what he wants to do. He’s not saying anything about free agency.”
Meanwhile, Trout, who made his big league debut with the Angels in 2011, has played in 1489 career games, batting .301 (5402-for-1624) with 368 home runs, 940 RBI, 1106 runs scored and 206 stolen bases.
This season, he has struggled with nagging injuries, batting just 2-for-6 with 18 homers, 44 RBIs and an .857 OPS in 82 games. He was sidelined in early July with a fractured fibula, returning in late August only to be placed back on the disabled list a day later.
Trout won the American League Rookie of the Year award in 2012 and was named the American League MVP in 2014. He has been named an American League Silver Slugger outfielder four times in his career. In March 2019, he signed a 12-year, $426.5 million contract with the Angels.