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We Came, We Saw, We’re Here

“Kansas City, you’ve got a World Series.” As only a Hall of Fame voice like Denny Matthews could put it, the impossible has become reality.Some things cannot be scripted until the moment actually happens.For years Royals managers, players and most importantly fans have envisioned the day the World Series would return to Kansas City. In no way, shape or form could someone dream...
Via Pine Tar Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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 Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Is Back!

Neil Mehta Staff Writer Kansas City Royals fans had to wait 29 long years to taste playoffs baseball again. However, any Royals fan would agree when I say it was worth it. The Royals are on their way to the World Series. They are 8-0 in the postseason and have methodically defeated opponents with terrific defense and pitching.  They are the first team in MLB history to start 8-0...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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 Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Royals Magical Mystery Tour Continues--One Game from World Series

The Kansas City Royals are 7-0 in the American League Playoffs right now.Yes, at the risk of jinxing their crazy ride, they've won seven straight games. And sometimes with some crazy finishes, sometimes with amazing plays and sometimes just by plain luck.Tuesday night, the Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-7 American League Championship Series...
Via Online Sports Guys
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameraman Makes Sweet Snag During Game 3 Of Orioles-Royals ALCS (Video)

Even the cameramen in Kansas City are making plays these days. The Royals, who have been flashing leather all season, benefited from more exceptional defense Tuesday while defeating the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium. One of the ALCS showdown’s most impressive plays, however, was made by a cameraman along the third base...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals 3B Moustakas' catch is highlight of ALCS Game 3

Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up. Just like Moustakas has picked up his team during its perfect postseason. The third baseman with the four playoff homers...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Video: Royals 3B dives (doesn't fall) into the stands, Ron Darling makes stupid comment

Royals 3B Mike Moustakas robs Adam Jones of another swing, going up and over the railing to make the fantastic catch. Your browser does not support iframes.The comment by Ron Darling that on the anniversary of the Bartman interference 'Royals fans let him make that catch' may be the dumbest thing he's ever uttered on-air. Let him? He's 2 feet above them as the ball...
Via Bob's Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals One Win Away From World Series With 2-1 Victory Over Orioles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals have embraced the bloop, bunt and sacrifice fly all postseason. Add in more sparkling defense and that dominant bullpen, and the wild-card Royals are suddenly one win from the World Series. Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, and the Royals’ steel-curtain bullpen shut down the Baltimore Orioles...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas makes incredible catch falling over railing (Video)

The Kansas City Royals were among baseball’s better defensive teams during the regular season and have kept it up thus far during the playoffs. During game 3 of the ALCS, third baseman Mike Moustakas made a few nice plays, none better than this one. Adam Jones hit a ball into foul territory that looked destined...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Royals Mike Moustakas Goes Balls Out--and Over the Rail--to Catch Foul Ball

A generation of fans have never seen a version of the Kansas City Royals that could be legitimately called 'good' until now. The Boys in Blue rocked it in the division round and would like nothing more than to do the same against the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS. With a 2-0 lead it definitely appears to be working--so far.The team would like nothing more than to put the...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas Makes Impressive Catch While Falling Into Dugout

Mike Moustakas has been raking at the plate thus far in the 2014 postseason, but... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas falls into dugout making unreal catch

Mike Moustakas was determined to not let Adam Jones work Jason Frasor into a deep count in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s ALCS Game 3 between the Orioles and Royals. Mike Moustakas is ridiculous https://t.co/MK7vcjBWo1 — The Outside Corner (@Outside_Corner) October 15, 2014 This catch was just ridiculous. Well done, Mr. Moustakas. The post Mike Moustakas falls into dugout making...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas falls into dugout making unreal catch

Mike Moustakas was determined to not let Adam Jones work Jason Frasor into a deep count in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s ALCS Game 3 between the Orioles and Royals. Mike Moustakas is ridiculous https://t.co/MK7vcjBWo1 — The Outside Corner (@Outside_Corner) October 15, 2014 This catch was just ridiculous. Well done, Mr. Moustakas. The post Mike Moustakas falls into dugout making...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the top 10 performers in the MLB Playoffs thus far

It's no secret that dark-horse MLB stars step up and showcase their stuff on the October stage every season. Strong postseason performers are able to maintain the same calm, level-headed approach they would employ during a regular season game in April. There’s no questioning the fact that the playoffs present a prime opportunity for players to shine on the big stage...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mets Bat Boy Moustakas Tearing It Up In Playoffs

Courtesy of Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Take Commanding 2-0 Lead In ALCS After 6-4 Win Over Orioles

BALTIMORE — Following another successful road show, the Royals are heading back to Kansas City with momentum and history on their side in the AL Championship Series. Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and the Royals remained perfect in the playoffs, beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Saturday for a 2-0 lead...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

BALTIMORE (AP) Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and the Kansas City Royals remained perfect in the playoffs, beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series. Lorenzo Cain had four hits, scored twice and drove in a run for the wild-card Royals, who are 6-0 in the playoffs...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Royals Magical Mystery Tour Continues--Extra Innings ALCS Gm 1 Win

((ht: mlb.com))For the folks in Kansas City, this baseball season has arguably become magical. A late season push to the playoffs. Multiple walk-off wins in the Wild Card game and multiple games in the ALDS.And now this.Thanks in large part to Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas the Royals inched one step closer to a World Series berth with an 8-6 Game 1 win in the American League Championship...
Via Online Sports Guys
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals aren't shying away from postseason pressure

Late-inning dramatics didn't quite suit the regular-season version of the Kansas City Royals, but the postseason edition sure doesn't seem to be shying away from the pressure. The Royals tied for the second-fewest extra-inning games in 2014, going 5-7 in such contests. They were smack in the middle of the majors in runs scored after the sixth, and their batting average in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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