Mike Trout agreed to a six-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels after finishing second in voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award in each of his first two full Major League Baseball seasons.
Lewis A. Yocum, the team doctor for the Los Angeles Angels and an orthopedic surgeon who helped extend the Major League Baseball careers of players including Stephen Strasburg and Dustin Pedroia, has died. He was 66.
The St. Louis Cardinals traded third baseman David Freese and relief pitcher Fernando Salas to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for outfielders Peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk, both teams said on their websites.
Robinson Cano headed to the Seattle Mariners for about $240 million over the next 10 seasons, exiting New York after the Yankees declined to boost their contract offer of seven years and approximately $170 million.