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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  • the champ the big easy

    Albert pujol at his age 26 he had better numbers that trout...

  • Greenfield121
    Greenfield121 2 days ago

    I'm in my late 30s. Is it too late to learn baseball

  • Christina Jenkins
    Christina Jenkins 2 days ago

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

    BAKER_ _WISH 3 days ago

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

  • Steven Rincon
    Steven Rincon 4 days 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 4 days ago

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

  • Ranger Bob
    Ranger Bob 4 days 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 5 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 4 days ago

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

  • Eric Lee
    Eric Lee 5 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 4 days ago

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

    • Adrian Rodriguez
      Adrian Rodriguez 4 days ago

      this year they are, but overall hell nah

  • Ibraheem Rao
    Ibraheem Rao 6 days ago

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

  • LucyintheSkyofDiamonds
    LucyintheSkyofDiamonds 7 days ago +1

    Being an angels fan this video made me happy

  • Prime Productions
    Prime Productions 7 days ago

    He has already

  • Nick Georgiou
    Nick Georgiou 7 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 7 days ago +1

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

  • Dr. Cunt Muffin
    Dr. Cunt Muffin 7 days ago

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

  • Donovan Zagorin
    Donovan Zagorin 7 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 7 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 10 days ago

    Man I want $430M

  • Kevin
    Kevin 10 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 11 days ago

    In other news, water is wet

  • Clayton Cruz
    Clayton Cruz 11 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 12 days ago

    JJ watt of baseball

  • Hayden Cook
    Hayden Cook 12 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 13 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 13 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 11 days ago

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

  • Kevin Lee
    Kevin Lee 14 days ago +1

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

  • vin russo
    vin russo 15 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 15 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 28 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 4 months ago

    He’s 27 idiot

  • If your reading this Someone cares

    Pfff that’s peanuts

  • Alejandro
    Alejandro 4 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 4 months ago

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

  • tinhinnh
    tinhinnh 4 months ago +2

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

  • Limo Driver
    Limo Driver 4 months ago

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

  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago

    Do they even know Ichirio retired

  • BBBMamba
    BBBMamba 4 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 4 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 4 months ago

    Who the hell is Mike Trout?

  • Lamar Taylor
    Lamar Taylor 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago

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

  • Jonathan Vasquez
    Jonathan Vasquez 4 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 4 months ago +2

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

  • Gregory
    Gregory 4 months ago +2

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

  • Rene Garcia
    Rene Garcia 4 months ago

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

  • Rene Garcia
    Rene Garcia 4 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?

  • Rockems
    Rockems 4 months ago

    No way no how will any single person be worth that much. Tough to be as insolent as max. Sounds like he's talking about mookie

    • Jason Jason
      Jason Jason 4 months ago

      If an owner he's a player that much money than he is worth it.

  • The FPV Life
    The FPV Life 4 months ago

    Max is spot on.

  • mike varvara
    mike varvara 4 months ago

    I would bet anything . Stephen A never watched one whole game mike trout ever played but he’s blowing him

  • mike varvara
    mike varvara 4 months ago

    Max you are the biggest douche to ever have mic

  • Daquan Greene
    Daquan Greene 4 months ago

    Please don’t tell me the Yankees almost drafted him. I didn’t need to hear that. Now I’m disappointed

  • Alwyn Louis
    Alwyn Louis 4 months ago +1

    max always sounds like hes crying when hes trying to amplify his statements.

  • aaronbrandon1
    aaronbrandon1 4 months ago

    Better than Babe Ruth OMG Max! This show is a joke!

  • aaronbrandon1
    aaronbrandon1 4 months ago

    Calm down max really the best player in baseball history. the guy has 100 rbis 2 times in 7 years!he has a 307 lifetime average! look up cabrea or pujols stats. Alberts first 10 years he had over 100 RBIS AND A 320 AVERAGE,CABREA HAD OVER 100 RBI,S 12 OUT 13 HIS FIRST 13 YEARS. Best ever he isnt even the best in the last 20 years. he is hurt alot and he is only 26. iam not saying he isnt great but slow down. hall of fame already are you kidding me he has 600 rbis and a 307 average is he crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Andrew Bell
    Andrew Bell 4 months ago

    The biggest comment from this was from Max at the end, Mike Trout hasn’t played 1 not 1 game in the post season smh how bad of a franchise do you have do be to not make the playoffs with the phenom.

  • Leslie Izumi
    Leslie Izumi 4 months ago

    430 million? Yeah he’s a great player maybe the greatest talent of all time but WHAT HAS HE WON??!!!

  • Rio G
    Rio G 4 months ago

    So now that he got a big contract how soon before he gets hurt?

    • Jason Jason
      Jason Jason 4 months ago

      How do you know he's going to get hurt?

  • Giusva
    Giusva 4 months ago

    no way LMAO

  • Steven Battle
    Steven Battle 4 months ago

    All these players with these contracts still won't win a world series. Trout is worth the money, but it's a team game. He'll be rich with no ring like Machado

  • Jimmy Lopez
    Jimmy Lopez 4 months ago

    Mookie gonna get 500 mill....well worth it...i see another batting title, MVP and World Series title in his future...Unlike the Angels, Boston will have the sucess to recoup their money in the long run...

  • Chayse
    Chayse 4 months ago

    These guys don’t understand baseball. Stay in your lane.

  • Jesse bonilla
    Jesse bonilla 4 months ago

    Trout deserves every penny he is the goat and I’m a rangers fan but I love this guy he so humble

  • frederick ifill
    frederick ifill 4 months ago

    Mike Trout Deserves it he is really that good no bullshit and some of these baseball players better thank A-Rod cause he was the first with the HUGE baseball contract

  • Clay Slade
    Clay Slade 4 months ago

    These contracts are purely due to poor ratings in baseball.

  • Drabs
    Drabs 4 months ago

    Never heard of this dude before this contract don't follow baseball but still surprised I've never heard of this guy untill now

  • Imaelito AC
    Imaelito AC 4 months ago +1

    Lmao Trout first 6 years are not better than Pujols's years.. 😂😂

  • Bernie de Leon
    Bernie de Leon 4 months ago

    Shit Trout to me is worth more than 500 million. The guy sells tickets. Just imagine if his team was as competitive as the Dodgers.... wow how valuable is this guy

  • shaun doyle
    shaun doyle 4 months ago

    Please he’s not the greatest player of all time or even going to be

    • Jason Jason
      Jason Jason 4 months ago

      Define the term greatest. What does that even mean?

  • Nike Eli
    Nike Eli 4 months ago +1

    Holy shit, I should have continued playing after my T Ball season 😭

  • C. A. J.
    C. A. J. 4 months ago

    Let's go Trout. Angel's baseball baby 💯☝️

  • Summerland44
    Summerland44 4 months ago +1

    Mike Trout signs largest contract in North American sports history:
    Clip length 5 minutes
    Lebron loses to a trash team:
    Clip length 15 minutes
    This is why people see ESPN as a joke

  • Richard Henckel
    Richard Henckel 4 months ago

    now all trout needs is a ring although im sure it doesn't matter since he has enough money to be set for life

    • Jason Jason
      Jason Jason 4 months ago

      So you need money to be set for life?

  • j jones
    j jones 4 months ago +1

    Another overpaid ungrateful guy playing a game!

  • Lee Jizzle
    Lee Jizzle 4 months ago

    Its nothing you can do to earn that money.