The trade deadline has passed and Mike Trout is still an Angel. Phew. That was a close one. Despite what the mainstream media has been saying about how the Angels are wasting Mike Trout’s best year and they need to face reality, etc. He will still be wearing Angels red (and white) tonight in Tampa Bay.
Mike Trout is safe. For now. Let’s look at some of the word on the street about a Mike Trout trade that never happened.
I mean, if the Nationals can waste Bryce Harper’s best years...
Waiting for the "Angels are letting teams know Mike Trout is available" tweet so this trade deadline can really get fooken booming. Lets gooo!! #TradeDeadline— Gerardo Garcia (@DeNunez27) July 31, 2018
If you were the angles would you take this trade?— Houston Snelbaker (@HoustonSnelly) July 26, 2018
Yankees get: Mike Trout
Angles get: Frazier, Sheffield, Adams, Abreu, Florial, and Hicks and some int bonus money
Um. no. They forgot to throw in Yankee Stadium and 100 million cash plus the Yankees entire top 20 prospect list.
Indians trade: Josh tomlin and Adam Plutko for Mike Trout.— Riley McNamee (@rmac131313) July 26, 2018
Who says no??
Everyone says no to that trade, that’s who.
I think the Yankees should trade Jacoby Ellsbury, Tyler Wade, & a couple of Yankees prospects for Mike Trout, Max Scherzer, & Bryce Harper.— Wu Tang Boricua Souljah BIG ELISYEL 1977 (@ELISYELCAJIGAS) July 31, 2018
Now we are getting somewhere but they left off Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle.
I know you can't sell kidneys, but I would trade one for Mike Trout to play for the Mariners— 204 Bats on the wall (@MarinersGUBats) July 28, 2018
Bad news buddy. It’s gonna take at least 2 kidneys to trade for Trout and I think you need at least one of those.
Would you trade:— Squeak Crow (@shortstoppin_) July 24, 2018
Mike Trout (2 years left, $66.4 million)
Francisco Lindor (3 years of arbitration left)
Jose Ramirez (5 years and $43 million)?
I wonder what part of Cleveland all those 62% are in. Or what part of space.
If the Mets trade deGrom I am going to stop financially supporting them. Even if they got Mike Trout for him, I am sorry, he is elite. Do not trade him. Everyone else on the team can go. Keep Jacob.— MetsRelatedAngina (@FarRockLori) July 24, 2018
Here is someone who doesn’t even want Mike Trout. Not sure what to do with this one.
The good news? Mike Trout is here to stay. No the Angels aren’t trading him. No the Angels aren’t listening to offers on him. Listening to offers on Mike Trout would be like willing being stuck in an elevator with Mmm Bop playing on repeat for 15 hours because it makes about that much sense.