Mike Moustakas

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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/17/2014

Greg Holland #56 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammate Salvador Perez #13 after closing out the ninth inning to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 6 to 4 in Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Royals Beat Orioles 6-4 For 2-0 Lead In ALCS

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 for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

10/11/2014

Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a doubled to deep left field to score Alejandro De Aza #12 in the fifth inning against James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Gordon-Led Royals Beat Orioles 8-6 In ALCS Opener

Alex Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday night.

10/11/2014

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Speed Vs. Power: Contrasting Styles Stand Out In Royals-O’s ALCS

The surprising Kansas City Royals and unflappable Baltimore Orioles are extremely similar with one significant exception: the fashion in which they score runs.

10/10/2014

Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after the Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 9-3 to win game 3 of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Party Like It’s 1985! Underdog Royals Confident Heading Into ALCS Vs. O’s

“We’re not afraid of those guys,” Royals ace James Shields said Sunday night. “We’re going to go out there and play our game — but obviously, we’re going to worry about that tomorrow.”

10/06/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend Action

All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.

10/04/2014

Mike Moustakas hits a solo home run in the 11th inning to take a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Angels during Game 1 of the ALDS on October 2, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rollin’ Royals Take Game 1 Behind Stellar Defense, Moustakas’ Blast

Although this group of Royals only has two crazy games of playoff history, it’s becoming clear that good things happen to Kansas City in October.

10/03/2014

Hitting coach George Brett of the Kansas City Royals watches from the dugout at Kauffman Stadium. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Brett Looks Back At Infamous 1983 Pine Tar Game Versus Yankees

George Brett raced from of the dugout, his arms flailing wildly after his home run was taken away in the infamous “Pine Tar Game.”

07/24/2013

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Salvador Perez Gives Royals Rare Offense At Catcher

There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.

03/08/2013