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8 Mike Moustakas 3B
Height/Weight: 6-0/211 | Birthdate: 9/11/1988 | Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA | Bats/Throws: L/R | Team: Kansas City | College: No College | MLB Experience: 5 | Salary: $524,500 | Owned/Started%: 92/78 | Average Draft Position: 246.36
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Royals' Mike Moustakas replaced by Cheslor Cuthbert


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas isn't in the starting lineup for Sunday's game. 

Moustakas has started 85 games at third, including the last eight. He'll be replaced by Chelsor Cuthbert , who gets his fifth start of the season at third base. 


Royals' Mike Moustakas hits three-run home run Wednesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas only had one hit in four at-bats Wednesday, but he used it to smack a three-run home run to help send the Royals to a 5-1 win over the Pirates.

Moustakas hit the three-run shot in the seventh inning off Charlie Morton. It was his 10th home run of the season.

Prior to Wednesday's game, Moustakas was hitting .333 with two home runs and five RBI in his last six starts.


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas homers in two-hit performance


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/21/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBI in Monday's loss to the Pirates.

Moustakas is hitting .416 with five hits, a double, a home run and four RBI over his last three games.


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas out for Game 2 of doubleheader


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/17/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Friday's doubleheader against the White Sox.

Moustakas started the first game and went 1 for 3 with a home run, a walk and a strikeout.


Royals' Mike Moustakas homers for first time in 13 games


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/17/2015) Royals All-Star third baseman Mike Moustakas homered during a 4-2 win in the first game of Friday's doubleheader against the White Sox. He hit a solo home run off Jeff Samardzija in the fifth inning.

"Yeah, you tip your hat to Moose on that one," said White Sox manager Robin Ventura, per MLB.com. "That was a great at-bat fouling stuff off. Even the pitch he hit wasn't just right down the middle. It was a good at-bat and he won that part."

Moustakas, who went 1 for 3 with a walk and strikeout, entered play Friday mired in a 5-for-43 slump. He homered for the first time in 13 games.


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas earns final All-Star vote


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/10/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas will be an All-Star for the first time in his career, the team announced on Friday.

Moustakas won the final spot on the American League roster by being the top vote getter in the Fan Vote. He will join six other Royals on the roster.

Moustakas is hitting .301 with seven home runs and 31 RBI in 289 at-bats this season.


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas returns from bereavement list Friday


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/10/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is back in the lineup for Friday's game against the Blue Jays.

Moustakas was placed on the Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency list earlier this week, and missed the team's mid-week series against the Braves. He will start at third base and hit second in the lineup on Friday.

For the season, Moustakas is hitting .301 with seven home runs and 31 RBI in 289 at-bats.


AL reserves announced for 2015 MLB All-Star game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/6/2015) The American League reserves for the 2015 MLB All-Star game were announced Monday and the following players were selected:

Catcher: Russell Martin, Blue Jays; Stephen Vogt, Athletics

First Base: Prince Fielder, Rangers; Albert Pujols, Angels (will start in place of injured Miguel Cabrera); Mark Teixeira, Yankees (replaces injured Cabrera on roster)

Second Base: Jason Kipnis, Indians

Shortstop: Jose Iglesias, Tigers

Third Base: Manny Machado, Orioles

Outfield: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays; Adam Jones, Orioles; J.D. Martinez, Tigers

Utility: Brock Holt, Red Sox

Starting Pitchers: Sonny Gray, Athletics; Felix Hernandez, Mariners; David Price, Tigers; Dallas Keuchel, Astros; Chris Sale, White Sox; Zach Britton, Orioles; Chris Archer, Rays

Relief Pitchers: Dellin Betances, Yankees; Brad Boxberger, Rays; Zach Britton, Orioles; Wade Davis, Royals; Kelvin Herrera, Royals; Darren O'Day, Orioles; Glen Perkins, Twins

The following players are eligible to be voted in during the final Fan Vote: SS Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox; OF Yoenis Cespedes, Tigers; OF Brett Gardner, Yankees; 2B Brian Dozier, Twins; 3B Mike Moustakas, Royals


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas on bereavement list with family issue


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/6/2015) The Royals have announced that slumping third baseman Mike Moustakas has been placed on the Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency list.

Moustakas, who left the game Sunday due to the family issue, is experiencing his first extended slump of the season. He has just three hits in his last 32 at-bats and his average has fallen to a season-low .301.

This does not mark the first time this season that Moustakas has landed on the bereavement list. An undisclosed issue did the same two months ago and caused him to miss a weekend series against chief AL Central rival Detroit.


Royals' Mike Moustakas leaves Sunday's game due to emergency


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/5/2015) A family emergency caused Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas to leave Sunday's win over the Twins, reports The Kansas City Star.

Moustakas was 0 for 2 before leaving the game. It is not known if the situation will affect Moustakas' status for Monday's game against the Rays.

Moustakas missed a weekends series against Detroit two months ago because of another undisclosed emergency and was placed on the bereavement list.


Royals' Mike Moustakas extends hitting streak to 10 games


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 1 for 4 with a walk in Friday's win over Oakland. 

The single extended Moustakas' hitting streak to 10 straight games. 

Moustakas is hitting .375 over the streak. 


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas homers, extends hitting streak in win


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/25/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas continued his offensive surge in Wednesday's win over the Mariners.

Moustakas went 2 for 5 with a home run, his seventh of the season, and two RBI. He extended his hitting streak to nine games with the multi-hit performance.

Over his last nine games, Moustakas is hitting .389 with 14 hits, two home runs and 10 RBI.


Royals give 3B Mike Moustakas rare break Sunday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/21/2015) Royals still-hot third baseman Mike Moustakas will cool his heels on the bench Sunday against Red Sox left-hander Wade Miley.

Those expecting Moustakas to slow down and revert to his form of previous years are still waiting. He has hit safely in six straight games and 13 of his last 14 to maintain a fine slash line of .325/.379/.467.

Moustakas had started all but two games since May 10.


Mike Moustakas hits home run for Royals


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/16/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas hit a solo home run in Tuesday's win over Milwaukee. 

Moustakas went deep in the seventh inning and went 3 for 5. He scored twice and recorded his sixth home run and 22nd RBI. 

Moustakas is 4 for 7 with four runs and two RBI in his last two games. 


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas not in starting lineup against Cardinals


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/13/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is not in the starting lineup for their matchup with the Cardinals on Saturday.

Moustakas went 2 for 4 and extended his hitting streak to seven games in Friday's loss to the Cards.


Mike Moustakas extends hit streak to seven games


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/12/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 2 for 4 in Friday's loss to St. Louis. 

The two-hit day extended Moustakas' hitting streak to seven straight games. 


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas hitting well early on in June


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/10/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas continued swinging the bat well in Tuesday's win over the Twins. Moustakas went 1 for 5 with an RBI single. He's now batting .313 (10 for 32), hitting safely in seven of eight games this month. 

The power has been quiet lately, as Moustakas hasn't gone deep since May 27 and he has five on the year. But he's reaching base on a consistent basis for the Royals lately.


Royals' Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas out of lineup Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/31/2015) Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Mike Moustakas are out of the lineup for Sunday's matchup with the Cubs.

Both players were set to sit Saturday against lefty starter Tsuyoshi Wada before the game was rained out, and with Wada on the mound Sunday, the Royals will stick with Saturday's scheduled lineup. Designated hitter Kendrys Morales is getting the start at first base, while Christian Colon is manning the hot corner.

The Royals are road favorites (-110) in Chicago in Sunday's interleague game, per VegasInsider.com.


Royals 1B Eric Hosmer, 3B Mike Moustakas set to sit Saturday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/30/2015) Royals sluggers Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas are both catching breaks Saturday against the host Cubs.

The former has started every game at first base this season while the latter has missed just three at third base.

Both are in mini-slumps. Hosmer has not managed a multi-hit game since May 14 and is 9-for-44 during that stretch with no home runs. Moustakas is batting .200 in his last seven games.


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas blasts fifth home run of the season


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/27/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 1 for 4 at the plate in Kansas City's 4-2 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday. Moustakas did his damage in the first inning when he belted a solo home run off of Michael Pineda, his fifth of the season.

Moustakas is now hitting .322 with 16 RBI in 170 at-bats this season.


Mike Moustakas returns to Royals' lineup on Sunday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas returned to the starting lineup on Sunday. 

Moustakas left Saturday's game after getting struck in the collarbone by a ground ball. 


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas leaves game with clavicle contusion


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/23/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was forced to leave Saturday's game against the Cardinals with a left clavicle contusion, the team announced.

Moustakas took a line drive off of his chest/neck area in the second inning, but tried to stay in the game. He was pulled in the fourth inning after going 1 for 2 with a double in the game.

"He's fine, just a bruise," manager Ned Yost said to MLB.com. "The trainers were a little nervous at the beginning because it was getting sore. They didn't know what it was, but they came in and X-rayed it, and everything came up clean."

He is considered day to day with the injury and is hitting .327 with 15 RBI in 155 at-bats this season.


Royals 3B Mike Moustakas goes 3 for 4 in win


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/20/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas collected three hits during Wednesday night's 7-1 victory over the Reds. 

Moustakas recorded one double and two singles in the game. His double marked his 10th of the season. He went 3 for 4 in the game. 

This is his second game in a row going 3 for 4 in the Reds. So far in the series, Moustakas is 6 for 8 with three doubles and two RBI. He's hitting .333/.387/.490 for the season. 

"I quite frankly and honestly can't say I have seen a player in the big leagues make as big an improvement as Mike Moustakas has made from last year to this year," Royals manager Ned Yost said, via MLB.com. "And it's not even close. It's not even close. You see good players that come in, but to have to completely reinvent himself and change his game offensively, I've never seen it before."


Royals' Mike Moustakas improves batting average by beating shift


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(5/18/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas' spring training mission to improve his batting average by learning to hit the ball the other way to beat the shift has paid off, reports MLB.com.

"I feel like I'm a quarterback looking over the defense when I come up," Moustakas said, smiling. "I have to have an idea what looks good and where the holes are."

A career .236 hitter before 2015, Moustakas enter Tuesday's game against the Reds with a .319 batting average.

Royals 3B Mike Moustakas goes 4 for 5, just misses hitting for cycle


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(5/16/2015) Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 4 for 5 on Friday, collecting two doubles, one triple and one homer.

He missed out on a cycle by a few feet in his last at-bat, settling for one of his two doubles.

"I was just happy it got down for a hit and happy it stayed fair," Moustakas said. "I hit it pretty well. Just happy we won. We beat a good team over there. We beat a great pitcher."