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Mike Moustakas
AVG HR RBI
.240 7 13
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-0 / 215 NFBC ADP: 140.24
Position: 3BBorn: 9/11/1988 Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 1st Round by Royals (2007)


Latest News
May 26 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET17:02 ET21:02 GMT5:02 2:02 PM MST4:02 PM EST4:32 PM VEN1:02 UAE (+1)4:02 PM CT-Moustakas will likely miss the remainder of the season after being diagnosed with a torn ACL in his right knee.
Analysis: Moustakas suffered the injury when he collided with left fielder Alex Gordon while attempting to catch a fly ball Sunday against the White Sox. Gordon sustained a fractured wrist from the incident and was subsequently placed on the DL. Moustakas, who hit .284 with 22 homers and 82 RBIs and made the AL All-Star team last season, had just returned from a broken left thumb that sidelined him for more than two weeks.
May 6 2:52 PM PT3:52 PM MT4:52 PM CT5:52 PM ET17:52 ET21:52 GMT5:52 2:52 PM MST4:52 PM EST5:22 PM VEN1:52 UAE (+1)4:52 PM CT-The Kansas City Royals have activated Moustakas off the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Moustakas was hitting .258 with seven home runs before a left thumb injury sidelined him this month. He went 2 for 8 with three strikeouts in two rehab games for Double-A Northwest Arkansas and rejoined the Royals on Friday. Moustakas hit 22 homers in 2015 when he was an All-Star for the first time.
May 1 10:52 AM PT11:52 AM MT12:52 PM CT1:52 PM ET13:52 ET17:52 GMT1:52 10:52 AM MST12:52 PM EST1:22 PM VEN21:52 UAE12:52 PM CT-Moustakas was 2 for 4 on Saturday.
Analysis: Moustakas has six hits in his last 26 at-bats with three walks. He needs to be more patient for his owners.
Apr. 28 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Moustakas went 2 for 5 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Moustakas is 11 for 30 in his last eight games.
Apr. 23 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET18:40 ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST6:10 PM VEN2:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT-Moustakas went 3 for 4 on Friday with two doubles, a home run and three RBIs.
Analysis: He has homered in back-to-back games and has multiple hits in three straight.
Apr. 22 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST5:46 PM VEN2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 PM CT-Moustakas went 2 for 3 with his fifth home run in Thursday's 4-0 home win over the Tigers.
Analysis: Moustakas has gone 10 for 24 with three homers and four RBIs over his last six home games.
Apr. 18 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Moustakas went 1 for 4 with a solo home run on Sunday.
Analysis: He has four homers in his first 11 games.
Apr. 15 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET17:22 ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST4:52 PM VEN1:22 UAE (+1)4:22 PM CT-Moustakas went 2 for 4 with his third home run in Thursday's 6-2 win at Houston.
Analysis: Moustakas is as streaky as they come. He's hitting .243 with four RBIs in nine games so far.
Apr. 9 3:57 PM PT4:57 PM MT5:57 PM CT6:57 PM ET18:57 ET22:57 GMT6:57 3:57 PM MST5:57 PM EST6:27 PM VEN2:57 UAE (+1)5:57 PM CT-Moustakas went 2 for 3 with three singles on Friday.
Analysis: He logged his first two hits of the season and also walked.
Feb. 11 7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET22:10 ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST10:40 PM VEN7:10 UAE (+1)9:10 PM CT-The Royals and Moustakas have agreed to a $14.3 million, two-year contract that not only avoids arbitration this year but also next year.
Analysis: 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 City offered $4.2 million and Moustakas countered with $7 million. The sides settled Thursday on $5.6 million this season and $8.7 million next season, keeping general manager Dayton Moore's streak intact of never having taken a case to an arbitration hearing.

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