Mike Trout, the franchise star of the Los Angeles Angels, expressed his desire to have a conversation with the team’s leadership as the possibility of advancing to the postseason became slim.
Japanese sports media ‘The Digest’ reported on the 3rd, “The Angels were aiming to advance to the playoffs for the first time in 9 years this season, but that possibility has almost disappeared.” Trout, the Angels’ franchise star, hopes to have a conversation with the team’s leadership. It was reported that
“If an issue arises about the direction of the team, it needs to be discussed,” Trout said. “It hasn’t been decided in detail, but we will have conversations in the off-season to confirm the team’s direction and vision for the future.”스포츠토토
Regarding Shohei Ohtani’s acquisition of free agency qualifications, Trout said, “I haven’t heard anything from Ohtani. It’s true. It all comes down to what he is hoping for. “He’s not saying anything about the FA,” he said.
Meanwhile, Trout, who made his big league debut with the Angels in 2011, has played in 1,489 games and recorded a batting average of 3.1 li (1,624 hits in 5,402 at-bats), 368 homers, 940 RBIs, 1106 runs scored and 206 stolen bases.
He has played in 82 games this season due to a minor injury, and is sluggish with a batting average of .206, 3 innings, 18 home runs, 44 RBIs, and an OPS of .857. He left the team in early July due to a fracture of the hamate bone, returned at the end of August, but was placed on the injured list again one day later.
Trout won the American League Rookie of the Year award in 2012 and was named American League MVP in 2014. He has been selected as an American League Silver Slugger outfielder four times in his career. In March 2019, he signed a 12-year, $426.5 million (approximately 563.6 billion won) long-term contract with the Angels.