Originally posted on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 7/3/13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. No one is ready to pronounce that Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas suddenly has found his swing again. But what both Moustakas and the Royals are seeing is steady improvement under the guidance of new hitting coaches George Brett and Pedro Grifol. Moustakas has hit in 10 of his last 11 games, going 16 for 42 (.381) in that span, with six multi-hit games. He also homered last Friday, his first in 124 at bats. After watching his average plummet to .177 on June 1, he now has raised it 41 points to a modestly more attractive .218. The biggest change, Moustakas said, isn't with anything mechanical in his swing. It's all about adjusting his mental approach. "Absolutely, I feel I'm getting pretty settled mentally at the plate," Moustakas said. "George and Pedro are getting in my head everyday on the mental aspect to stay relaxed and stay calm and good things will happen. "Having them in my ear every minute of every day helps to keep me focused on the right thing...
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