Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/3/12
Mike Moustakas tried to play through a groin injury, but it was not meant to be. The Kansas City Royals third baseman exited Sunday's game at Cleveland with a left groin strain. On Monday, he pronounced himself "fine" and was in the lineup against the Detroit Tigers. Moustakas, however, aggravated the groin on a slide into second base in the sixth inning. He stayed in the game and struck out in the eighth but was replaced in the ninth. He was not in the lineup Tuesday. Irving Falu replaced him at third and went 1-for-4 in the Royals' 4-2 win over the Tigers. Moustakas also won't play in the Wednesday finale. "Moose is done," Kansas City manager Ned Yost said. Moustakas finishes his first full season in the majors with a .242 average, a .296 on-base percentage, a .412 slugging percentage, 20 home runs and 73 RBI. Moustakas hit .263/.309/.367 with five home runs and 30 RBI in 89 games as a rookie in 2011.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Tom Coughlin: Victor Cruz not expected to practice this week

Report: Redskins ownership won't let coaches bail on RG3

D'Angelo Russell: 'There's a lot of spoiled Lakers fans'

Terry Collins didn't challenge double out of fear of HR

Has Tim Lincecum thrown his last pitch for the Giants?

Report: Three NFL head coaches were interested in Michigan job

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Odell Beckham Jr. is not intimidated of Darrelle Revis

Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

Rex Ryan jabs Jets for passing on Martavis Bryant?

Jay Gruden backing down from support of RG3 as starter

Ukwuachu rape victim hires firm that prosecuted Winston

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

D'Angelo Russell zings Lakers fans

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker