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Mike Trout
Birthdate: 8/7/1991 (25 y, 7 m, 18 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/235     Position: OF
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 25, Overall: 25, Team: Los Angeles Angels
Contract: $144.5M / 6 Years (2015 - 2020)
RotoWire News: Trout went 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI in Wednesday's win over the Reds. (3/9/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: When you're the best fish in the sea, there's only so much still to be learned. Interesting tidbits from his 2016 performance -- he's a serious stolen base threat again, his plate patience has reached elite levels (he finished second in baseball in unintentional walk rate), and his Hard% has now climbed every single season he has played. Oh, and he's still just 25. WHAT?! He stole more bases in 2016 than 2014 and 2015 combined. Guess his speed hasn't deteriorated, so it's all up to him as to whether he continues to run wild. Did you know that since 2012, his SwStk% ranks 80th lowest (out of 340), but his strikeout rate is just 237th best? That's because he has been too darn patient, as he has posted the 10th lowest Swing%! Imagine if he swung more, he would put more balls in play, which mean more balls over the fence and maybe, just maybe, he goes 40/40. Hey, it could happen. (Mike Podhorzer)

The Quick Opinion: Try to invent a league that rewards batters for positive baseball events and results in Trout not being the first overall pick. I dare you.

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SeasonGroundersGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2011Grounders2636369720001000000200.250
2012Grounders1141871875856200010000000600.310
2013Grounders1161911916965400019000000800.361
2014Grounders92145145514470009000000600.352
2015Grounders1081571574542300050000001100.287
2016Grounders1091721725249210019000000500.302
TotalGrounders56588888828426320100630000003800.320

SeasonGroundersBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2011Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.306.556.056.2502-2.1.24451
2012Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.310.310.321.631.011.31016-5.6.27877
2013Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.361.361.382.743.021.361232.2.329112
2014Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.352.352.400.752.048.352182.5.332118
2015Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.287.287.306.592.019.28711-6.7.26065
2016Grounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.302.302.326.628.023.30214-6.3.27472
TotalGrounders0.0 %0.0 %0.00.320.320.345.664.025.32084-15.9.29287

SeasonGroundersGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2011Grounders36.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %8.3 %0.0 %58.3 %27.8 %13.9 %27.8 %55.6 %16.7 %1173186
2012Grounders187.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11.2 %0.0 %45.5 %39.6 %15.0 %13.9 %64.7 %21.4 %699240459
2013Grounders191.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %16.2 %0.0 %47.1 %41.4 %11.5 %17.3 %58.6 %24.1 %745274471
2014Grounders145.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %15.9 %0.0 %66.2 %28.3 %5.5 %18.6 %52.4 %29.0 %542202340
2015Grounders157.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %12.7 %0.0 %62.4 %26.8 %10.8 %19.1 %53.5 %27.4 %593211382
2016Grounders172.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %10.5 %0.0 %63.4 %26.7 %9.9 %16.9 %52.9 %30.2 %697258439
TotalGrounders888.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %13.1 %0.0 %56.2 %32.9 %10.9 %17.5 %56.8 %25.8 %339312162177