Aug 7, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) during the game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Angels Links: Mike Trout Gets Historic (Again), Angels Take PFPs

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Mike Trout’s Ridiculous Encore PerformanceGrantland

“In many ways, Trout’s even better in 2013 than he was in his ludicrous 2012 season. On this, his 22nd birthday, he’s on the verge of making history. Again.”

Jonah Keri goes in on Mike Trout’s second full-year in the big leagues. Something we wrote about a couple months ago already, by the way.  Welcome to the party, Jonah

Tommy Hanson Gets a New AgentMLB Trade Rumors

“Angels right-hander Tommy Hanson has changed agents and is now represented by Greg Genske of The Legacy Agency, according to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal (on Twitter).  Hanson had previously been represented by Scott Boras.”

Tempering Expectations with Kole CalhounMonkey With A Halo

“The Kole Calhoun era has begun in Anaheim. After developing a cult following over the last year and a half, Calhoun is finally getting his first real look at regular playing time. But like anything that was once cool and underground, it looks like going mainstream could spoil it.”

Angels’ Mike Scioscia fumes over team’s inability to slow RangersLA Times
“Some guys are in poor rhythm, some have a high leg kick, some have the same rhythm, where runners are getting jumps,” Scioscia said. “As much as we’ve worked on it, some guys are having trouble making adjustments.”

Angels Take PFP DrillsInside So Cal

“The Angels gathered on the Angel Stadium infield for a short team meeting around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. When that was done, players broke off to their separate positions and proceeded to perform a Cactus League staple: Pitchers’ fielding practice (PFP) drills. ”

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