Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 5/1/13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. When slumping Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas got to Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday, he figured he would just go through his normal pregame routine of stretching, taking infield and batting practice all the while trying to keep his chin up. But then Moustakas got a surprise visit from Royals legend George Brett that not only changed his attitude, but may have saved his season. He actually came down to the clubhouse and just told me to smile, Moustakas said. Thats what he said. He told me to smiles and to have fun. And then he kind of got serious and grabbed me and told me, You better be the one having the most fun out there tonight. You better be the happiest guy out there. Sure enough, I went out there, forgot about my slump, and had a pretty good game (two-run homer, three RBIs) and had a blast. At first, Bretts advice seemed a bit unusual to the man they call Moose in Kansas City -- Moustakas hasnt had much personally to smile about. Moustakas dreadful se...
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