LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $144.5 million, six-year contract that runs through 2020.
The Angels announced the deal Friday night and said Trout and his family will be at a news conference Saturday in Anaheim along with owner Arte Moreno, manager Mike Scioscia and general manager Jerry Dipoto.
Baseball's brightest young star, the 22-year-old Trout was a unanimous choice for AL Rookie of the Year in 2012. He finished second in AL MVP voting to Miguel Cabrera the past two years.
Trout agreed on Feb. 26 to a $1 million, one-year contract for 2014. His new deal runs from 2015-20.
The outfielder would have been eligible for arbitration for the first time after this season, and for free agency following the 2017 World Series. Now, he won't be eligible for free agency until at least age 29.
---
AP Sports Writers Ronald Blum and Mike Fitzpatrick in New York contributed to this report.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Pirates vs. Cardinals Prediction Will tonight's Sunday Night Baseball game on ESPN between the Pirates and Cardinals be low-scoring?
Thumbnail Phillies vs. Diamondbacks Prediction Will the Phillies and Diamondbacks rack up plenty of runs in Arizona today at 4:10PM ET when the two teams wrap up their series?
Thumbnail Tigers vs. Padres Pick Will the San Diego Padrescomplete a rare sweep today when they host the Detroit Tigers...
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Dodgers Prediction The Dodgers have won nine of their last 10 but can the Rockies pull off the upset today in L.A.?
Thumbnail Astros vs. Mariners Pick Will the Houston Astros salvage a split with the Seattle Mariners when the two close out their series today at 4:10PM...

MLB Team Pages