Moustakas got to hit in the No. 3 slot in his return as middle-of-the order hitters Eric Hosmer and Lorenzo Cain were given the day off, and homered in the sixth inning.
"Just rest," Yost said. "Just trying to get everybody a little bit of a break. Hos is the last one that hasn't gotten much of a break. He'll have the day and be ready to roll."
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