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Mike Moustakas Is Hitting Everything

Mike Moustakas Is Hurting Baseballs Mike Moustakas‘ evolution as a hitter has been a long time coming. He spent the first three seasons of his career meddling in failure before he came into 2015 with a new approach, seeking to hit the ball the other way more. Although the results were initially encouraging (.312 BA through […] Mike Moustakas Is Hitting Everything - Kings of...
Via Kings of Kauffman
6 days ago

When You Throw A Moose A Cookie, He Hits It Really Far

On Tuesday night in Anaheim, Jared Weaver served Mike Moustakas an 84 mph fastball on the outer half. When bat met ball, Moustakas added a little spice, generating an exit velocity of 101 mph. The result was a blast that landed 401 feet away; Moustakas’ club-leading seventh home run on the year. I’ve written previously about Moustakas and his premium exit velocity in the early...
Via BP Kansas City
6 days ago

Moustakas' homer (and two doubles ... and three RBIs) help Royals beat Orioles 4-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chris Young struck out 10 in six innings, Mike Moustakas homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Friday night.Young (1-3), who came in with a 7.90 ERA and had allowed 20 hits in 13 2/3 innings, baffled the Orioles. Young recorded his sixth-career double-figure strikeout game and his first since...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Young has 10 Ks, Moustakas hits HR as Royals beat Orioles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chris Young struck out 10 in six innings, Mike Moustakas homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Friday night. Young (1-3), who came in with a 7.90 ERA and had allowed 20 hits in 13 2/3 innings, baffled the Orioles. Young recorded his sixth-career double-figure strikeout game and his first...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Moustakas, Royals agree on two-year deal, avoid arbitration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals and third baseman Mike Moustakas agreed Thursday to a two-year, $14.3 million contract that not only avoids arbitration this year but also buys out his final year.Coming off his first All-Star appearance, the 27-year-old hit .284 last year with 34 doubles, 22 homers and 82 RBIs while also setting career highs in on-base percentage and slugging.Kansas...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals home run upheld after controversial fan interference

The Kansas City Royals advanced to their second consecutive World Series after their 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays Fridany, and they may have gotten some help from a fan. Mike Moustakas hit a home run in the second inning to give Kansas City a 2-0 lead, but the play was reviewed after the Blue Jays contended there was fan interference. You be the judge.  The call was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas fired up Royals with expletive-laced speech

The Kansas City Royals put together a memorable comeback in their Game 4 win over the Houston Astros on Monday in the ALDS, and Mike Moustakas apparently played a big role in firing up the team. Kansas City was down 6-2 after seven innings. Houston had just exploded for three runs in the bottom of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Moustakas, Martinez win final All-Star Game vote

By TOC Staff Next week’s All-Star Game just got a double dose of Missouri added to the festivities. The winners of the All-Star Game Final Vote were announced on Friday evening, and baseball’s two Missouri teams each claimed a winner – Mike Moustakas of the Royals in the AL, and Carlos Martinez of the Cardinals in the NL. Moustakas led the AL voting wire to wire, and was...
Via The Outside Corner
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Moustakas goes over railing for amazing catch

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas made an incredible catch on a foul ball against the Orioles during Game 3 of the ALCS.
Via Gamedayr
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A patient Moose is a better Moose -- by far

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All you had to do was observe the game Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas had Wednesday night to recognize why the team's front office is so reluctant to give up on him. Moustakas was the Royals' entire offense essentially, blasting a two-run homer in the second inning, and then a clutch two-out RBI hit in the fourth to give the Royals a 3-2 lead. But the play...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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