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Mike Moustakas has gone from less than zero to playoff hero

It’s probably fitting that when the Kansas City Royals recorded their final out to head to the World Series for the first time since 1985 (consequently, also the last time they were even in the playoffs) that it was Mike Moustakas that threw out J.J. Hardy at first base to end it. It’s been a tumultuous season for the former top prospect, but his recent stretch in helping...
Via The Outside Corner
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Where does the Mike Moustakas catch rank among the best-ever in the Postseason?

The catch that Mike Moustakas made on Tuesday night in Kansas City, where he reached over into a dugout suite, gave himself a boost on a railing, fell into the suite, and somehow held on to the ball, has gone down as one of the most iconic moments of the playoffs this season. In fact, let’s look at it again, shall we? Whew, that was an awesome catch. And while history will eventually...
Via The Outside Corner
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas Makes Great Catch Falling Into Sea Of Royals Fans (Video)

Kansas City Royals fans have been treated all postseason, but a few KC supporters were part of an unforgettable moment Tuesday night. The Royals came from behind to beat the Baltimore Orioles to push their American League Championship Series to 3-0, and third baseman Mike Moustakas played a big role. While Moustakas has made a huge impact with his bat this October, his glove stole...
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals beat Orioles, are one win away from World Series

There’s always that one moment, that one play that sparks the team, and changes the entire game. Mike Moustakas had two of those moments, but the one that really turned the game around was his falling over the rail catch on a foul pop-up in the top of the sixth inning. From then on, Kansas City coasted to a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Jeremy Guthrie did all he could...
Via Royals Blue
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Moustakas goes over railing for amazing catch

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas made an incredible catch on a foul ball against the Orioles during Game 3 of the ALCS.
Via Gamedayr
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Mets Bat Boy Moustakas Tearing It Up In Playoffs

Courtesy of Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press Mike Vorkunov of pointed out that the Kansas City Royals Mike Moustakas is a former Mets bat boy. Now, he’s tearing up the 2014 postseason to the tune of .318/.348/.864/1.211 line. He’s also recorded four home runs in just six playoff games. Moustakas was a bat boy under Bobby Valentine‘s Mets regime. In a New York Times...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Moustakas’ homer in the 11th gives Royals win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the American League Division Series opener Thursday night. Moustakas hit the first extra-inning homer in postseason history for the Royals, a high shot off Fernando Salas that barely...
October 03, 2014  |  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

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

Fans save Moustakas from foul ball face-plant

Mike Moustakas reached over a railing in pursuit of a Nick Markakis foul ball at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday. The third baseman could have suffered a nasty bump on the noggin, if not for the helpful hands of a group of loyal Royals fans who caught him as he tumbled into the stands. Afterwards, there were sighs of relief and high-fives all around. Moustakas and Markakis...
Via The Other Paper
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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