Mike Trout Is MLB’s Highest-Paid Player For 2018

Jan 19, 2018, 12:00 AM | Updated: Jan 4, 2019, 11:23 am
ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drops his bat as he...
(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drops his bat as he looks up to watch his fly ball go toward the center field wall for a homerun during the first inning of the MLB game against the Seattle Mariners at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 29, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is having a great 2018.

The Score reports that Trout will be Major League Baseball’s top-paid player this year.

His 2017 salary was $20.083 million. In 2018, Trout will be taking home a reported $34.083 million. It’s all part of his six-year, $144.5-million contract, where he gets paid the most in base salary.

The 26-year-old will be surpassed by  Zack Greinke, whose contract for 2019 will get him $34.5 million.

 

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