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The best pro baseball player is staying in Los Angeles, apparently




Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels lines out in the spring training game against the Texas Rangers at Tempe Diablo Stadium on February 28, 2019 in Tempe, Arizona
Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels lines out in the spring training game against the Texas Rangers at Tempe Diablo Stadium on February 28, 2019 in Tempe, Arizona
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According to reports, the Angels are close to signing a whopping 12-year deal worth more than $430 million with center fielder Mike Trout, the largest contract in professional sports history. The extension, which has yet to be confirmed by the Angels, solidifies that the 27-year-old as the cornerstone of the Angels’s rebuilding efforts. Trout was to become a free agent after 2020.  

Trout, a two-time American League MVP, had 39 homers in 140 games last season. He is a seven-time All-Star.

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