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MIKE MOUSTAKAS RUMORS

A patient Moose is a better Moose -- by far

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All you had to do was observe the game Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas had Wednesday night to recognize why the team's front office is so reluctant to give up on him. Moustakas was the Royals' entire offense essentially, blasting a two-run homer in the second inning, and then a clutch two-out RBI hit in the fourth to give the Royals a 3-2 lead. But...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Moustakas Powers Surging Royals Past Arizona, 4-3

Is Mike Moustakas fixed? Here’s a better question – are the Royals fixed? Moustakas provided all of the offense, Yordano Ventura did his job and the bullpen was nails yet again as Kansas City downed Arizona 4-3. The Royals won their fifth consecutive series, continuing to achieve success that seemed next to impossible just two weeks ago. The club won their sixth straight road...
Via Royals Blue
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Moustakas homers, collects four RBI as Royals hold off D-backs

Make that five straight series the Royals have won. And after pulling out a 4-3 nail-biter Wednesday night in Arizona, Kansas City also pulled within 3 1/2 games of first-place Detroit. They remain a 1/2 game out of the second wild-card spot. Mike Moustakas was the offensive hero, driving in all four runs, two with his 14th homer of the season, which leads the team. Rookie Yordano...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas (3B, KC) – Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Ignore in Most Leagues, Consider Adding in Very Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: Once one of the top prospects in all of baseball, and on many popular sleepers lists, Mike Moustakas has been one of the biggest fantasy baseball busts in the last few years. In 2010, his final full season in the minors, he blasted […]
Via RotoBaller
August 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

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

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

Mike Moustakas is Showing Early Signs of Real Improvement

Reports of Mike Moustakas being in the best shape of his career started weeks ago. Newspaper reports and tweets were all confirming the same thing, Moustakas had lost weight and trimmed up. The problem is, the “best shape of his life” is such a regurgitated cliché in Spring Training, most fans roll their eyes at it and move on. Yet, for what it’s worth, tweets like this one...
Via i70baseball
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
NEED A HAND?

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

“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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