Scioscia: Possible deal talks won't distract Trout

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 24, 2014 at 2:26 pm •  Published: February 24, 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Monday that he isn't worried about possible contract talks becoming a distraction for star center fielder Mike Trout.

Published reports have said the team and Trout are discussing a long-term deal.

Scioscia said he hasn't seen a contract becoming a problem in his time with the Angels.

Scioscia said his training camps are "high energy" and designed to keep players focused. He added that distractions can come in many forms and pointed out that Trout has handled distractions easily through two seasons with the Angels.