KANSAS CITY, Mo. Memo to Mike Moustakas:
Call your uncle, dude. Like the rest of us, he's getting worried about you.
"The new coaches that came in, they're allowing him to buckle over. His feet are wrong. And it's driving me nuts that they're allowing him to do that," former Major League hitting instructor Tom Robson tells FOX Sports Kansas City when asked about his nephew, who was hitting .187 before Thursday night's tilt in St. Louis.
"I love to get a hold of him again, but he hasn't gotten over here. He's a gifted kid, but he's doing a lot of things that just don't work. Eric (Hosmer), too. They're both doing things that aren't right. It's a shame."
Fans have some other, less family-friendly words for it, but you get the gist. Whether it's Robson watching the feed from his home in Arizona, or a Royals lifer watching from the couch, slugging percentages are down, and blood pressures are up. Way, way up.
Since the 2012 All-Star Break, the 24-year-old Moustakas is hitting ....