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Indians' Ryan Rayburn has defensive meltdown, allows "little league home run"

Ryan Rayburn of the Cleveland Indians is hardly a defensive genius, but what he did on Thursday night against the Kansas City Royals is as bad as it gets.With one out in the bottom of the eighth inning, Mike Moustakas stepped to the plate in a scoreless game. That's when the fun started in left field.Your browser does not support iframes.In total fairness to Rayburn, it isn&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Raburn spikes throw, allows ‘inside-the-park HR’

In a 0-0 game in the bottom of the 8th inning, Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas hit a lazy fly ball down the left-field line. Raburn slid for it, but the ball bounced off his glove and rolled over to the wall. Moustakas seemed content jogging into second for a stand-up double until Raburn tried to throw the ball, as if he wasn’t bad enough with his glove. It turned...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas Rounds the Bases on Little League Blunder by Ryan Raburn

The Royals were dominated by Corey Kluber on Thursday night, but somehow managed to record one run on this pathetically odd play by Indians outfielder Ryan Raburn. Please watch as Raburn misses on a valid dive attempt before pounding the ball into the warning track, thus allowing Mike Moustakas to score the game’s first run:   Follow Andrew Doughty on Twitter @Adoughty88  ...
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas homers twice as Royals snap skid with 7-1 win over White Sox

Dayton Moore tapped his hand against the back of a bench. Seated next to him, Ned Yost kicked his foot up against a nearby railing. Together they sat inside the visitors’ dugout Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field and watched the latest edition of the Royals take batting practice. Moore built this roster. Yost guides it. Shortly before Moore flew into Chicago to visit his free-falling...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox

CHICAGO -- Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Moustakas, who has 12 homers this season, went 3 for 5 with three RBIs. The Royals entered the game with a major league-worst 55 homers and had managed a total of six runs during...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas’ Woes Continue in Omaha

Professional athletes are often scrutinized for any sort of event in their life, especially negative.  Mike Moustakas has been the talk of late as his performance at the major league level has earned him a demotion. Unfortunately, Moustakas has been the center of attention in the Royals’ clubhouse of late, and no signs of improvement from him have happened thus far. Although he...
Via i70baseball
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future For Mike Moustakas

The trigger has finally been pulled, Moose has finally been optioned to Triple-A Omaha. He hit .152 before Thursdays’ demotion (19 for 125) in 40 games. Mike was tied for team high in homeruns with four, and has also driven in 17. The average was the main factor in the demotion decision. During this time, look for Danny Valencia to get the majority of starts at third base. Normally...
Via i70baseball
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Can’t Keep Carrying Mike Moustakas

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustaskas is hitting only .147 and there is no relief in sight.  Moustakas is like a drunk who has yet to bottom out and until the Royals create a bottom for Moustakas, he will continue to stagger around at the plate. What would be wrong with sending the beleaguered third baseman down to the minors for a few weeks to get his head together?...
Via Sports Blog Talk
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas on the decline?

The Kansas City Royals have a lot of young talent not only on their Major League roster, but also in their farm system. One of their top prospects from 2009 on is was Mike Moustakas. He made his Major League Debut on June 10 in 2011 against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Mike has been at the hot corner for the Royals ever since. Unfortunately, to say he is playing well and improving...
Via i70baseball
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

“The Moose is Loose” Mike Moustakas Royals T-shirt

Hooray! When I arrived home yesterday afternoon, I was pleasantly greeted with my brand new "The Moose is Loose" t-shirt waiting at my door. I came across this shirt in a Twitpic (on Twitter, of course) last week, and I had to have one! I love the style. It is simple, yet creative... and features a Royals hitter batting over .300. I had to wear it right away...
Via Crown Crazed
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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