Mike Trout will outplay his $430M, 12-year deal with the Angels - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Published on Mar 19, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman analyze Mike Trout's record-smashing deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for 12 years, worth over $430 million. Stephen A. and Max not only agree that Trout is worth the money, but he even has a chance to go down as the greatest player in MLB history.
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  • Christina Jenkins
    Christina Jenkins 5 hours ago

    i hate mike trout and always will idc how good he is

    BAKER_ _WISH 21 hour ago

    I don’t get how baseball players get payed so much when they do the least

  • Steven Rincon
    Steven Rincon Day ago

    Calm down trout’s nice but he’s just a regular season phenomenon - stat chaser
    I’d pick Yelli, Springer, Pollock or Pederson in October than Trout

  • Winning Winning
    Winning Winning Day ago

    She said Damnnnn. And S.A. Smith that last 5 seconds, he talking about himself.

  • Ranger Bob
    Ranger Bob Day ago +1

    Love how they don’t show a close up of the hot cunt broad, just close ups of the sausage kings...... sickens me. Anyways, that broad better go put on her brightest lipstick and give Trout a good suck job and grab a quick grand out of him

  • Noble Dresser
    Noble Dresser 2 days ago

    Ok Max said Cabrera didn’t deserve 2012 and 13 when he had a triple crown in 13. Come on man. I literally agree with everything else tho

    • Ryan Hardison
      Ryan Hardison Day ago

      I thought Cabrera deserved the MVP in 2012, but Trout should of won it in 2013.

  • Eric Lee
    Eric Lee 3 days ago

    Bellinger and Yelich are now on the same level as Trout. But they weren’t doing it at age 20...

    • Eric Lee
      Eric Lee Day ago

      We will have to wait and see with Bellinger. Yelich is too old to be on Trouts level

    • Adrian Rodriguez
      Adrian Rodriguez Day ago

      this year they are, but overall hell nah

  • Ibraheem Rao
    Ibraheem Rao 3 days ago

    The real question is how many times will the angels make the playoffs during this contract

  • LucyintheSkyofDiamonds
    LucyintheSkyofDiamonds 4 days ago +1

    Being an angels fan this video made me happy

  • Prime Productions
    Prime Productions 4 days ago

    He has already

  • Nick Georgiou
    Nick Georgiou 5 days ago

    This Trout kid is the real deal. Obviously. One of my friends was one of his HS coaches. He would tell me this is the next Griff Jr. I’d tell him sure yea right. Then I saw him play in one of those Travel Ball games against 17/18 year olds. He was 15. He out played all of them on his team the other team the teams on the other fields. He is Willie Mays, Joe DiMaggio rolled into one.

  • J Dogg
    J Dogg 5 days ago +1

    Hahaha he’s so overpaid like most of these athletes.

  • Dr. Cunt Muffin
    Dr. Cunt Muffin 5 days ago

    max dropped nothing but facts. Kept nodding the whole time he talked

  • Donovan Zagorin
    Donovan Zagorin 5 days ago

    Trout cannot be the best ever since he has never won a championship or even gotten close. Even though he hasn’t had greatest teams you guys always knock Lebron for only having three championships so it should be fair that we hold trout to the same standards.

  • Divad Cruz
    Divad Cruz 5 days ago

    ther is no way mike trout is a hall o famer right now max please go back to boxing bro

  • Chris McKee
    Chris McKee 7 days ago

    Man I want $430M

  • Kevin
    Kevin 8 days ago

    Everyone was talking about whether Machado or Harper was gonna sign the bigger contract all offseason and everyone thought it was crazy when Harper signed. I absolutely love the fact that there is always someone that gets caught in the spotlight for a little bit but always dwindles out while Mike doesn’t embrace it and just attracts it without trying

  • Paulo Berumen
    Paulo Berumen 9 days ago

    In other news, water is wet

  • Clayton Cruz
    Clayton Cruz 9 days ago +1

    He is one of the greatest or even the greatest of all time and got
    the highest paycheck in MLB history but the sad part is he may not even win a single postseason or win a world series.

  • John Doe
    John Doe 9 days ago

    JJ watt of baseball

  • Hayden Cook
    Hayden Cook 10 days ago

    He's actually on pace to be more like Frank Robinson. I wouldn't put him in the class of Mays, Arod, Jr, Aaron etc yet. If he doesn't get hurt then he has a shot, but I'm waiting for him to have a 50hr, 125rbi, .320avg season where really launches himself into the next level.

  • Salvatore Sultana
    Salvatore Sultana 11 days ago +2

    Max Kellerman: he will outplay a 12-yr/430 million dollar contract
    Mike Trout: having the best statistical start to a season ever

  • paysonfox88
    paysonfox88 11 days ago +1

    This is the only athlete you could pay half a billion and nobody really minds at all. Bryce Harper is not 70% the player that Trout is, and Machado is a joke compared to him. Trout is in a class of his own.
    I listen to the Texas rangers baseball and their radio announcers were very sad when Trout got hurt a few years ago. They really like watching him play as fans of the game.

    • RowanRulez Cha Ching
      RowanRulez Cha Ching 8 days ago

      paysonfox88 Harper is a joke compared to machado and trout bro😂😂

  • Kevin Lee
    Kevin Lee 11 days ago +1

    #1 Jeff Trout, #2 Pete Rose, # 3 Mike Trout, love them T-bolts

  • vin russo
    vin russo 12 days ago

    He's rarely hurt, always improving, best WAR numbers every year. On pace this year for 50 HR 300 avg 20 SB 1000 OBP and awesome defense. Great off the field,humble....stud.

  • Terry Pangburn
    Terry Pangburn 13 days ago

    I live in Mike Trout's hometown, we are so proud of him. He is the All American Boy and is an incredible role model for kids of all ages!

  • The Unpopular Opinionated Tennessean

    Max owes Bryce Harper an apology.

  • David Page
    David Page 26 days ago

    im proud to be a angels fan trout greatest of all time nothing he cant do

  • Dixon B. Tweanerlags
    Dixon B. Tweanerlags 2 months ago +2

    Grandfathers in 1990s: let me tell you son, Mickey Mantle was the greatest ballplayer I’ve ever seen...
    Grandfathers in 2090-eternity: just listen to these stats...

  • joseph23ification
    joseph23ification 3 months ago +1

    $430 million dollar contract? Enjoy your $180 million dollar after taxation.

  • Sole Search
    Sole Search 3 months ago

    Honestly... they got him for a bargain

  • Kristoffer Iversen
    Kristoffer Iversen 3 months ago

    I am pretty sure he's not 26 Max...

  • Jabrony Lin
    Jabrony Lin 3 months ago +1

    He better win some titles in that 12 year span

  • Jewel Clark
    Jewel Clark 3 months ago +2

    Mike earned that contract!

  • Il Exile lI
    Il Exile lI 3 months ago +1

    The market has been set for Mookie Betts now. He is worth more than Harper and Machado, but less than Trout.

    • Jewel Clark
      Jewel Clark 3 months ago

      Il Exile lI :you are right about Mookie,the only question to be answered is if Boston is the team that pays him that big $

  • thechurchboy2011
    thechurchboy2011 3 months ago +3

    Good for him. In an interview he said he did what’s best for his family and that’s what any man should do. Yes it’s insane amount of money to play a sport but so what I know for sure I would want that money if I had the chance lol! Good for the guy, doesn’t matter what others say he’s doing what’s best for his family and him.

  • Joshua Smith
    Joshua Smith 3 months ago

    Max just straight up DISRESPECTED THE HECK out of my guy Miguel Cabrera smh

  • Mitch
    Mitch 3 months ago

    Put some respect on miggy’s name.

  • Felecia Johnson
    Felecia Johnson 3 months ago +1

    We downplaying triple crowns now Max?? Oh okay

  • sevenonefourvato
    sevenonefourvato 3 months ago

    He’s 27 idiot

  • If your reading this Someone cares

    Pfff that’s peanuts

  • Alejandro
    Alejandro 3 months ago

    “He still has to hit in the postseason he hasn’t done that yet” probably never will on the Angels lmfao

  • Trabo45
    Trabo45 3 months ago

    No Max, you need to play at least 10 years to be inducted into the HOF...

  • tinhinnh
    tinhinnh 3 months ago +2

    And I thought ARod’s 250M contract at the time was unfathomable 🙀

  • Limo Driver
    Limo Driver 3 months ago

    no one cares about this fish boy. the Angels still aint winning jack

  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC 3 months ago

    Molly bitch I want to pick you up baby and turn you upside down so our bellies/bubble-guts are rubbing together causing friction then you will suck gag vomit put your boogies on my rock hard cock while I eat your shitty ass then I will slam you down on the couch and position you facing me and I will pound your pussy back and forth nice and slow then I will speed it up and make you scream and whin while picking up your sexy Latina tanned white painted toenails and suck and gag on them at the same time and lick your crusty soles with your dark black flip flops on😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️🌹💍💦💦

  • Joe Schmo
    Joe Schmo 3 months ago

    Babe Ruth and Mike Trout should never be in the same sentence, Babe played 154 game seasons, never played against the best players at that time because only white people could play baseball then, Babe was never a 5 tool player...was Babe the best in that time, yes, but no where close to the talent of a Mike Trout

  • Ball Life
    Ball Life 3 months ago

    I’m with max until he said Cabrera didn’t deserve his mvp. He won the triple crown, so it’s a lock that you’re getting the mvp. He certainly deserved that one.

  • Seon Choi
    Seon Choi 3 months ago

    Do they even know Ichirio retired

  • BBBMamba
    BBBMamba 3 months ago

    Technically if Trout retired now he's not HOF because you need to play 10 years to be eligible. But yes, once he hits 10 years no doubt, he's first ballot, unanimous, all that

  • Anthony Dayboch
    Anthony Dayboch 3 months ago

    Triple Crown and actually played and didn't play like a bum in the postseason? Yes, Miguel Cabrera deserved his MVP.

  • James Lamb
    James Lamb 3 months ago

    Who the hell is Mike Trout?

  • Lamar Taylor
    Lamar Taylor 3 months ago

    $430 is great news for Trout and his family but what about Angel fans? They don't get any of that money and in 7 years Trout has 1 hit in the playoffs and 0 playoff series wins. Trout getting big money isn't a team accomplishment and Angel fans won't be happy missing the playoffs year after year...let that sink in.

  • DodgerFan #93
    DodgerFan #93 3 months ago

    They have not gone to the playoffs in the Mike Trout Era so I doubt he will win a ring with the Angels let alone make the playoffs. Mike Trout is the best baseball player of all time and that’s coming from a dodgers fan. He will get that ring one day but not with Angels, before that contract he signed there were 3 teams he would of signed with the Phillies, Yankees or Dodgers. Let’s see what happans the next 12 years.
    GO DODGERS! 2019 season here we come!

  • Noel López
    Noel López 3 months ago

    Babe Ruth is overrated. He was good for his time, but no way he could hang with guys today on beer and hotdogs.

  • D Z
    D Z 3 months ago

    Broke canelos record 5 years 360 million , canelos record didn’t last one year lol

  • Jonathan Vasquez
    Jonathan Vasquez 3 months ago

    Trout is a beast but many seem to forget Pujols run during his first 10 years..dude was absolute machine. Arod was a monster too (regardless of his issues) but currently Trout is the best when it comes to all these stats. To me..he deserved the contract..especially considering how Harper got 330m..

  • Gregory
    Gregory 3 months ago +2

    Surprised Stephen A didn't say Trout needed Jay-Z as the agent.

  • Gregory
    Gregory 3 months ago +2

    Meanwhile ESPN talks about NFL guys off season Tweets and covers college games over big $$ sports.

  • Rene Garcia
    Rene Garcia 3 months ago

    Football nba soccer dont pay like this baseball is hands down the best !

  • Rene Garcia
    Rene Garcia 3 months ago

    That dumb chick is like AND the Richest !!!!

  • Steven Garrison
    Steven Garrison 4 months ago +1

    Yankees fans hearts broke when he signed this extension, along with phillies fans.

  • Jose Rivera
    Jose Rivera 4 months ago

    Not worth it he is not helping them win anything is all around but not Ken Griffey in my opinion his hitting is the worst part of his game......average player in my opinion no Griffey no bonds

  • Jake Medicoff
    Jake Medicoff 4 months ago

    I’m sorry he’s the best player in the world but it’s impossible to outplay that contract

  • Neil Fujiwara
    Neil Fujiwara 4 months ago

    Biggest difference among the Trout contract and the Pujols is that every single team would trade for Trout still.

  • Big C
    Big C 4 months ago

    Who cares about the biggest brand when you getting that bank I do the same thing

  • DNZ 1014
    DNZ 1014 4 months ago +1

    This made me realize i am poor poor 😂😂😂 fr that's a lot of money.. I feel like a lot of athletes are gonna turn to baseball for that money

  • carlos brown
    carlos brown 4 months ago

    Nobody could outplay that contract

  • the shire man
    the shire man 4 months ago

    when pujols had his big contract he had a better average rbi homerun then trout at this time and everyone was saying he was overpaid lol oh yea cause pujols was from a small market st louis lol dont tel me trout the best cause i seen the machine when he was young and its not close

  • Frank Cohen
    Frank Cohen 4 months ago +1

    Baseball's GOAT. No debate.

    • Frank Cohen
      Frank Cohen 3 months ago

      @Jason Jason , greatest of all time. Seven full years in MLB, six as MVP or #2 and one as #4, and we all know he should be 5x MVP, but voters lack guts to give it to hom that many times. His dominance is unparalleled. Enough for you?

    • Jason Jason
      Jason Jason 4 months ago

      Define the term goat?