Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/31/13
Take a good look at the standings Royals fans. After Tuesday’s 7-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins your club has a winning record on the morning of July’s final day for the first time in a decade. Ervin Santana delivered seven strong innings for his third straight victory since the All-Star break and — more encouraging — the Moose broke loose for two home runs. Mike Moustakas snapped a 1-1 tie by capping a four-run third inning with a three-run drive against Twins starter Mike Pelfrey before rocking a solo shot in the eighth inning against lefty reliever Brian Duensing for a 5-2 lead. So bad for so long this season — Moustakas was batting .183 over the first two months — he is now on a .286 surge (38 for 133) since June 10. His overall average is up to .224. “It’s taking 100 swings every day” he said “and just trying to get that good feel back. And today I found it. Now just keep working and keep building off of this.” It was Moustakas’ second career multihomer game. He previous
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