Mike Moustakas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Moustakas comes through as Danny Duffy, Royals best Cardinals, 6-0

    Kansas City Star "Mike Moustakas hit the brakes at second base and pounded his hands together. A wave of adulation and revulsion washed over him. The majority of the fans at Busch Stadium jeered a result that sank their Cardinals. The smattering of Royals fans called out the nickname of Moustakas, who thumped a..." June 03

  • It’s up to Moustakas how he deals with demotion to Omaha

    Kansas City Star "The Royals have given Mike Moustakas room to breathe. They have demoted him only in the technical sense of the word. They have simplified his life. Eased off the gas. Turned down the heat. They have sent him to Omaha, to the minor leagues, and if he handles this the right way it can be the..." May 22

  • Royals are sticking with Mike Moustakas and his .147 batting average

    Hardball Talk "Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is hitting .147 through 32 games, leading to speculation that he could be demoted back to the minors, but manager Ned Yost made it very clear yesterday that won’t be happening. “I’m not doing it,” Yost told Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. “Simple as..." May 14

  • Royals’ Mike Moustakas has a new look for 2014

    Kansas City Star "Mike Moustakas’ off-season makeover included shedding about 10 pounds, a new coiffure — short on the sides — and a wedding, to Stephanie. The reshaping extended to the ball field, specifically the batter’s box. Moustakas, the Royals’ third baseman, spent nearly a month in Venezuela, trading..." February 02

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    Mike Ferrin @MikeFerrinSXM

    Ned Yost just told us Mike Moustakas is heading to Venezuela to play Winter Ball for 6 weeks. #Royals

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    Bob Dutton @Royals_Report

    #Royals 3B Mike Moustakas (strep throat) much better today. Should start Friday night at Toronto.

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    Bob Dutton @Royals_Report

    Yost on Moustakas: I’m thinking best-case scenario maybe have him available to do some pinch-hitting or playing maybe Saturday or Sunday.

  • Moustakas’ increased production is key to Royals’ season

    Kansas City Star "“It was disappointing,” he said. “Anytime, you don’t make the playoffs, especially with what we have here, it’s a disappointing year. It’s why we play the game — to play those extra games at the end of the year.” Moustakas rolled on, never seeming to consider it wasn’t a team question. “Last..." March 10