Mike Trout went 2-for-6 with a home run, one RBI and a run scored during the Angels' 7-4 loss to the Royals.
Well, well, well...look who getting back into the swing of things, literally. Trout homered for the second-straight game and has now hit safely in each of his last five games, batting .400 (8-for-20) with the two long balls, five RBI and four runs scored over that span. Even better is that he's also only struck out twice over his last four games. There are those who have been just dying to trash Trout and the slump he's now breaking out of was the perfect opportunity to run him down. Too bad it's over though. Was he struggling? Yes. Was he putting himself on-pace for far too many strikeouts? Yes. But he's back in his groove and it looks like he is through the woods with the first real slump of his career. Move ahead with Trout with confidence.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Heat and Dwyane Wade are far apart in contract negotiations.
Given that the NBA season is not yet over the Heat will have plenty of time try and sign Wade who opted out of his contract last year and restructured so the Heat could afford to bring back a player like Chris Bosh following LeBron James's departure. Wade has stated he is willing to pursue other offers in free-agency but would like to stay with Miami for the right price. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba