Mike Moustakas

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  • 3B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/215
  • Age: 27


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Mike Moustakas 2015 Postseason Stats

.000 0 0 0 .250

Mike Moustakas Postseason Career Stats

.218 5 7 0 .786

Mike Moustakas Stats

.284 22 82 1 .817

Mike Moustakas MLB Career Stats

.247 74 281 11 .703

Mike Moustakas Bio

  • Full Name: Michael Christopher Moustakas
  • Pronunciation: moo-STOCK-us
  • Nickname: Moose
  • Born: 9/11/1988 in Los Angeles, CA
  • Draft: 2007, Kansas City Royals, 1st rd. (2nd overall)
  • High School: Chatsworth, CA
  • Debut: June 10, 2011
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2015 Postseason Stats 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .250
Postseason Career Stats 55 9 12 5 7 0 .218 .259 .786
2015 Stats 549 73 156 22 82 1 .284 .348 .817
MLB Career Stats 2379 255 588 74 281 11 .247 .303 .703

Mike Moustakas Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Royals AL 614 334 90.94 227.04 2.01 11.09 38.07
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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September 25, 2015 at 12:23 AM ET

Moustakas reaches five times in big game

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 3-for-3 with a home run, a double, three RBIs, three runs scored and two walks on Thursday vs. the Mariners.

September 16, 2015 at 11:47 PM ET

Moustakas belts homer for KC’s lone run

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 1-for-4 with a solo homer against the Indians on Wednesday.


Mike Moustakas Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Kansas City AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2009 Surprise AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2009 Surprise AFL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Omaha PCL

MiLB Joe Bauman Home Run Award

Year Team League
2010 Omaha PCL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Kansas City AL

Baseball America Low Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Burlington MID

Topps Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/26/2010 NW Arkansas TEX
05/24/2010 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Player of the Year

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

Topps TEX Player of the Year

Year Team League
2010 NW Arkansas TEX

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Wilmington CAR

Mike Moustakas Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2015 .284 21st in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2015 82 24th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2015 .817 21st in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2015 .348 25th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2015 .470 21st in AL


Season 2B Rank
2012 34 18th in AL
2015 34 16th in AL


Season SO Rank
2012 124 25th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2012 7 19th in AL
2015 13 8th in AL

Mike Moustakas Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 10, 2015 Kansas City Royals activated 3B Mike Moustakas from the bereavement list.
July 6, 2015 Kansas City Royals placed 3B Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list.
May 11, 2015 Kansas City Royals activated 3B Mike Moustakas from the bereavement list.
May 8, 2015 Kansas City Royals placed 3B Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list.
June 1, 2014 Kansas City Royals recalled 3B Mike Moustakas from Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 22, 2014 Kansas City Royals optioned 3B Mike Moustakas to Omaha Storm Chasers.
June 10, 2011 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of Mike Moustakas from Omaha Storm Chasers.
January 3, 2011 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster 3B Mike Moustakas to spring training.
July 14, 2010 Mike Moustakas assigned to Omaha Royals from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
July 12, 2010 Mike Moustakas roster status changed by Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
July 8, 2010 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed 3B Mike Moustakas on the reserve list.
April 22, 2010 Northwest Arkansas Naturals activated 3B Mike Moustakas from the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2010 3B Mike Moustakas assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
January 18, 2010 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster 3B Mike Moustakas to spring training.

Michael Christopher Moustakas Bio Info

Full name is Michael Christopher Moustakas...Participated in the 2011 and 2013 Royals FanFest...Graduated from Chatsworth (Calif.) High in 2007...was a member of Chatsworth's 2004 National Champion squad (USA Today and Baseball America)...As a senior, helped his team win the Los Angeles City Section Championship by batting .577 with 24 home runs, which earned him national player of the year honors from Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, the National High School Coaches Association and EA Sports...Was named an All-American by Baseball America (2007), Louisville Slugger (2005-07), ABCA (2007) and EA Sports (2006-07)...also named to USA Today All-USA team in 2007...Voted the state player of the year by the California Baseball Coaches Association in 2007...was California's sophomore player of the year in 2005, junior player of the year in 2006 and Mr. Baseball in 2007...Set the high school state record with 54 career home runs...He and Matt Dominguez, drafted 12th overall by the Marlins in 2007, became just the sixth set of high school teammates to be selected in the first round of the same draft...Attended a MLB Urban Youth Academy Southern California Showcase as a prep...Uncle, Tom Robson, played for the Texas Rangers from 1974-75 and coached with the Rangers, Reds and the Chiba Lotte Marines in Japan.


Mike got off to a slow start and had trouble finding consistent success at the plate, hitting .212 with 21 doubles, a triple and 15 homers over 140 games...He was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on May 22, after opening the year hitting .152 (19-for-125)...He was recalled on June 1 and hit .284 (19-for-67) with a double, five homers and 14 RBI from June 10 through July 4...Blasted 15 home runs, which ranked seventh among A.L. third basemen...He hit 11 home runs between June 10 and August 25, which were tied for 10th most in the American League during that span...Hit 12 of his home runs against right-handed pitching...Collected a pair of doubles and drove in all three runs in KC's 3-2 win over Colorado on May 14...It marked the sixth time in his career that he's recorded multiple doubles in a game and first since September 17, 2013...Tallied four RBI at Arizona on August 6, recording a two-run homer as well as an RBI single and plated a run with a ground out...Ranked fourth among A.L. third basemen in zone rating (.786)...Also sixth in putouts (97) and fifth in assists (241)...Blasted a club record five home runs during postseason play, which also led all Major Leaguers during the postseason...Hit the go-ahead round-tripper in Game 1 of the ALDS in Anaheim, helping the Royals to a 3-2 win in 11 innings...Also blasted a 10th inning homer in Game 1 of the ALCS in Baltimore, extending the KC lead in an 8-6 triumph...Hit safely in each of his first six playoff games, including a 2-for-3 effort with a solo homer in Game 2 of the ALCS in Baltimore.

Mike batted .233, which was fifth-lowest in the American League among players with at least 500 at bats... Hit .257 (82-for-319) after June 1, after hitting .183 (28-for-153) over the ?rst two months of the year...collected 23 of his 42 RBIs with two outs... Batted .301 (22-for-73) in August, his highest average in a month since hitting .315 in April, 2012... Hit .321 (17-for-53) with two doubles and a homer in 14 Interleague games... Matched a career high with four hits vs. Minnesota on August 5, his first four-hit game since September 23, 2011...also recorded his second multi-homer game with a pair of two-run shots at Target Field July 30... Blasted his first walk-off home run, beating Seattle 7-6 in 13 innings, on September 5...homered in three straight games, May 8-10... Played for Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League during the offseason, batting .288 (19-for-66) with six doubles and three homers in 17 games.
2012 Moose spent his first full season in the Majors...recorded 20 homers, becoming the first KC third baseman with 20+ since Dean Palmer connected for 26 as a 3B (34 overall) in 1998...Hit .268 with a .490 slugging pct. prior to the All-Star break and just .211 with a .325 slugging after the break...One of three Rawlings Gold Glove finalists, Moose was second in A.L. in fielding pct. (.967) among third basemen, first in assists (312, 39 more than nearest competitor), total chances (454) and zone rating (.841), and led all big league third baseman with 41 double plays, 10 more than second-place Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers...His 41 double plays is a Royals single-season record for a third baseman, breaking Mark Teahen's 2006 total of 34, and was the most in the Majors since 2010 (Evan Longoria, 46)...Recorded his first career 2-homer game on June 24 vs. St. Louis with a 2-run shot and a solo blast...Had a big night on July 2 at Toronto with an RBI double in the third and a grand slam, the first of his career, in the seventh...the 5 RBI were a career high. 2011 Mike opened the season at Omaha (AAA) before playing in 89 games for the Royals. ... After a slow start that saw him hit .182 with just 6 doubles, 1 home run and 11 RBI over his first 53 games through August 16, he batted .379 with 12 doubles, 4 home runs and 19 RBI in his final 36 contests ... his .379 average from August 17 to the end of the year was second in the Majors to Tiger Miguel Cabrera's .413 mark. ... Had his contract selected from Omaha on June 10 and made his MLB debut that night in Anaheim, singling against Ervin Santana for his first hit. ... Hit his first Major League home run off Joel Pineiro on June 11 at the Angels in his second career game ... then went 281 at bats before homering on September 13 vs. Minnesota ... hit 4 home runs in his final 13 games of the season. ... Hit in 15 straight games from August 17-September 1, batting .421 (24-for-57) ... the 15-game streak tied David DeJesus (twice in 2004) for the longest hit streak by a Royals rookie. 2010 Won the George Brett Award as the organization's top hitter after a banner season that he split between NW Arkansas (AA) and Omaha (AAA)...tied for the minor league lead with 36 home runs and finished second among all minor leaguers with 124 RBI, tied for second with 77 extra-base hits, third with a .630 slugging pct., tied for fourth with 305 total bases and seventh in OPS at .999 while playing just 118 games...Picked up several honors including the Sporting News Minor League Hitter of the Year, the MiLB Joe Baumann Home Run Award and the Texas League Player of the Year...Also was a fi nalist for the USA Today Minor League Player of the Year and Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year...Despite playing the entire second half of the season in the Pacifi c Coast League, fi nished ranked fi fth in the Texas League in RBI and sixth in home runs...Had a magical night on August 30 for Omaha vs. Round Rock, hitting 3 home runs and a double, driving in 11 and scoring 4 runs...hit a 2-run homer and a 3-run homer in the third inning...added a three-run double in the fourth and a three-run homer in the seventh...Follwing the season, was rated by Baseball America as the top prospect in the Texas League and the secondbest prospect in the Pacific Coast League...Was one of a record six Royals farmhands to represent Team USA at the Pan American Games Qualifying Tournament...hit .244 with 3 doubles, 1 home run and 8 RBI as Team USA finished tied for third and qualified for the 2011 Pan Am Games as well as the 2011 World Cup...Rated by MLB.com as the seventh-best prospect and ESPN.com as the 23rd-best in baseball entering 2011. 2009 Spent the entire year, his second full professional season, at Wilmington where he was named Player of the Year by the Royals...Finished third in the Carolina League in RBI, tied for fourth in doubles and tied for sixth in home runs...Played for the Surprise Rafters in the Arizona Fall League and was named to the 2009 AFL Top Prospects Team...also was a participant in the AFL Rising Stars Game...Ranked by MLB.com as baseball's 32nd-best prospect prior to the 2010 season. 2008 Spent the entire season with the Burlington Bees of the Class A Midwest League...hit .272 (135-for-496) in 126 games, with 25 doubles, three triples, 22 home runs, 71 RBIs, eight stolen bases and 77 runs scored...tied for second (Ryan Shealy) in home runs among all Royals Minor Leaguers and ranked third in RBIs...HR total led the MWL, and his .468 slugging percentage ranked fourth...hit .228 (59-for-259) before the All-Star break and .321 (76-for-237) after...had a hit in each of his first three games (April 3-5)...from May 4-14, hit in eight of 10 games with two hits each time...drove in a season-high four runs for the first time May 26 with a grand slam vs. Beloit...twice had RBIs in four straight games, June 15-21 (1, 2, 1, 2) and Aug. 1-5 (1, 2, 2, 4)...had more than one RBI in 19 games...went 2-for-4 with two homers, four RBIs and two runs scored Aug. 5 against Peoria...hit in a season-high six straight games four times, June 14-22, June 26-July 1, July 25-July 30 and Aug. 1-7. 2007 Made his professional debut and spent the entire season with the Idaho Falls Chukars of the (Rookie-level) Pioneer League...hit .293 (12-for-41) in 11 games, with four doubles, one triple, 10 RBIs and six runs scored...went 8-for-21 with five RBIs in his first five games...drove in a season-high four runs Sept. 5 at Casper.