Mike Trout to sign record $430 million contract with Angels: Report

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Los Angeles Angels and outfielder are finalizing a contract that blows ’s recent record deal out of the water.

has decided to remain in Los Angeles on a new 12-year, $430 million deal, ESPN’s Jeff Passan Tuesday.

would have become a free agent after the 2020 season. Days after signing with the Philadelphia Phillies, made clear his interest in having join him in Philadelphia — and such speculation made sense, because grew up in South Jersey and recently built a mansion near the city.

Instead, spurned , by agreeing not only to a long-term deal to stay with the Angels, but also one that makes ’s $330 million look puny.

’s $35.8 average annual value is also a new record for Major League Baseball.

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