Moustakas, Davis named Royals Player, Pitcher of the Month for April

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 1, 2015) - The Kansas City Royals announce that third baseman Mike Moustakas is the Royals Majestic Player of the Month for April, while right-handed reliever Wade Davis is the club's Pitcher of the Month. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote, with the pitcher award voted on by local media.

Moustakas is currently second in the American League in both runs scored (19) and multi-hit games (11). He also ranks fifth with a .356 batting average. This is Moustakas' first Royals Player of the Month award.

Davis has compiled 9.0 scoreless innings to date, converting all four save chances. He is first among A.L. relievers with a 0.33 WHIP (walks plus hits per innings pitched) and has held batters to a .069 average (2-for-29). This is Davis' fourth Royals Pitcher of the Month honor as he won in May, July and August, 2014.

Fans have the opportunity to vote for the Royals Majestic Player of the Month all season long by visiting area Kansas Sampler and Rally House locations or the Royals Majestic Team Store at Kauffman Stadium. Participating fans will automatically be entered to win a VIP Experience package which includes an apparel prize pack, tickets to a Royals game and the opportunity to present the Player of the Month award.

For more information, members of the media may contact the Royals Media Relations Department at (816) 921-8000.