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Viva El Birdos Jul 23, 2015

Cardinals escape ninth with a 4-3 win over the Royals

With a one-run lead, a man on third, and nobody out, Trevor Rosenthal did his magic act by not allowing the Royals to score and securing the 61st win of the season. I have a confession to make.  I definitely thought the Cardinals would lose.  Yeah that's not a controversial statement to make, but I had this bad feeling that Rosenthal would get through Dusty Coleman and Alcides Escobar without allowing a runner to score only to give up a hit to Mike Moustakas.  There is no non-manager related act in baseball that frustrates me more than when a pitcher gets through the difficult portion of...
Beaver County Times Jul 22, 2015
Royals' Moustakas hits 3-run homer, sinks Pirates for 5th loss in 6 games

Royals' Moustakas hits 3-run homer, sinks Pirates for 5th loss in 6 games

Former Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez, who won 13 games last season for the Pirates, pitched effectively into the eighth inning for Kansas City, and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Royals over the Pirates, 5-1, on Wednesday night in Kansas City, Mo.
Topeka Capital-Journal Jul 17, 2015

Alex Rios, Mike Moustakas go yard as Royals beat White Sox 4-2

CHICAGO — Alex Rios and Mike Moustakas homered and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders took out a team showing some spark after struggling most of the way. Moustakas hit a solo homer in the fifth to give the Royals a 2-1 lead, and Rios capped a two-run sixth with his drive off Jeff Samardzija (6-5) after Chicago tied it. read more

Mike Moustakas and Carlos Martinez win final fan vote for All-Star Game

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez are going to the All-Star Game as winners of the final fan vote.
Twinkie Town Jul 10, 2015

Brian Dozier loses All-Star Game Final Vote

Looks like the Doziers won't have to worry about cancelling their reservations for that cabin up north next week... Welp, Royals fans did it again. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas beat our Brian Dozier, who placed second, in the All-Star Game Final Vote, which ended today with the oh-so-fun final stretch where baseball fans flood Twitter with stupid hashtaged tweets that count as votes. Moustakas reportedly received 19.3 million votes total. You have to admit, that is damn impressive. There's no report on how many votes Dozier received, although MLB said Moustakas was able to hold off...
Full Count | WEEI Jul 10, 2015

Mike Moustakas wins American League All-Star Final Vote, Xander Bogaerts 4th

The Red Sox will have just one representative next week in Cincinnati. MLB announced Friday Mike Moustakas won the American League Final Vote with 19.3 million votes and he will earn the final roster spot. The Twins’ Brian Dozier finished in second, followed by Yoenis Cespedes and Xander Bogaerts. Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner was removed […]

Dozier falls short in All-Star bid

Twins second baseman Brian Dozier finished second in the Final Vote for the last spot on the American League All-Star Team. The Royals' Mike Moustakas was the victor.

Twins' Dozier finishes second to Moustakas in All-Star Final Vote

Mike Moustakas edged the Twins second baseman for the AL spot in the Final Vote, becoming the seventh Royals player selected for the All-Star Game.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 10, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes finishes third in Final Vote balloting for All-Star Game

Detroit Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes finishes third in Final Vote balloting for All-Star Game

Cespedes is hitting .293 with 12 home runs, 47 RBIs and an .811 OPS in 85 games this season. MINNEAPOLIS -- Detroit Tigers players and fans flooded Twitter for the day Friday with an overwhelming onslaught of Tweets featuring the #VoteYo hashtag. But fans of the Kansas City Royals and the Minnesota Twins were even more relentless, apparently. Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes finished third in Major League Baseball's Final Vote campaign to add a player to the American League All-Star team. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas finished first, with Twins second...

Twinsights: Brian Dozier loses out to Mike Moustakas for final all-star spot

In the end, the #VoteDozier campaign could not overcome the voting zealots of America’s heartland. Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas completed his wire-to-wire run to the final spot on the American League all-star team, beating back a strong push to send Twins second baseman Brian Dozier to his first All-Star Game next Tuesday in Cincinnati. Moustakas, who was activated Friday after his second stint this season on the family emergency list, is expected to represent the reigning American League champions, who saw four players voted in as starters by a rabid fan base. Royals...
Topeka Capital-Journal Jul 10, 2015

Moustakas is reinstated from the bereavement list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Moustakas has been reinstated from the bereavement list Friday and is in the Kansas City Royals’ lineup at third base and batting second against the Toronto Blue Jays. Moustakas left Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Twins after five innings. He’s missed four games. Moustakas, hitting .301 in 75 games, is one of four players competing for the final AL All-Star spot. Voting results will be announced shortly before game time. read more

Royals, Cardinals join forces to vote Mike Moustakas, Carlos Martinez into All-Star Game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The I-70 rivalry is one of the most unique in baseball. But for the next couple days Kansas City and St. Louis fans are being asked to work together for a common goal. The Royals and Cardinals announced Wednesday that they will combine efforts over the next two days to urge fans to vote for Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas (#VoteMoose) and Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez   (#VoteTsunami) for the All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Both players are part of MLB.com’s final vote ballot for each league. read more

Royals place Mike Moustakas on bereavement list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals on Monday placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list and recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha before opening a four-game series against Tampa Bay. Moustakas left in the sixth inning this past Sunday’s victory against Minnesota. This is the second time this season he’s been placed on the family medical emergency list. read more

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