LOS ANGELES – Mike Trout is reported to have accepted a US $ 430 million, 12-year contract from Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, according to the US channel ESPN.
The team did not confirm the information.
Trout would become the first player in Major League history to sign a deal worth more than $ 400 million, surpassing Bryce Harper’s 13-year, $ 330-million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies earlier this month.
The 27-year-old outfielder, the AHL MVP in 2014 and 2016, could become a free agent at the end of the 2020 season. This deal will be added to the two remaining seasons on his current six-year contract. $ 144.5 million.
Trout, the 25th overall pick for the 2009 Major League Draft, was also named the 2012 AHL All-Canadians Rookie of the Year. He took part in seven all-star games, winning the MVP’s MVP title. match of the stars twice – in addition to getting six Silver Sticks.