Kansas City Star "In nearly a decade as Royals general manager, Dayton Moore had never gone to an arbitration hearing with an eligible player. On Thursday evening, in the week before the Royals will report to spring training in Surprise, Ariz., the streak stayed alive. The Royals agreed to a two-year contract..." February 12
Moutakas, royals avoid arbitration with 2-year, $14.3M deal
Hardball Talk "According to MLB.com’s Jeffrey Flanagan, Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas told him that his representatives and the Royals have discussed a two-year deal which would buy out his remaining years of arbitration eligibility. Moustakas earned $2.64 million last season in his first year of..." January 30
Mike Moustakas and the Royals have a huge gap. Moustakas is asking for $7 million and the Royals offering $4.2 million.
MLB.com "It was a Show Me Statement by baseball fans. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez will be first-time All-Stars on Tuesday via the record-smashing 2015 Esurance All-Star Game Final Vote, meaning the state of Missouri not only has the only two clubs..." July 11
mike moustakas settles with royals at $2.64M. above midpoint.
Kansas City Star "Mike Moustakas hit the brakes at second base and pounded his hands together. A wave of adulation and revulsion washed over him. The majority of the fans at Busch Stadium jeered a result that sank their Cardinals. The smattering of Royals fans called out the nickname of Moustakas, who thumped a..." June 03
Kansas City Star "The Royals have given Mike Moustakas room to breathe. They have demoted him only in the technical sense of the word. They have simplified his life. Eased off the gas. Turned down the heat. They have sent him to Omaha, to the minor leagues, and if he handles this the right way it can be the..." May 22
Hardball Talk "Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is hitting .147 through 32 games, leading to speculation that he could be demoted back to the minors, but manager Ned Yost made it very clear yesterday that won’t be happening. “I’m not doing it,” Yost told Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. “Simple as..." May 14
Kansas City Star "Mike Moustakas’ off-season makeover included shedding about 10 pounds, a new coiffure — short on the sides — and a wedding, to Stephanie. The reshaping extended to the ball field, specifically the batter’s box. Moustakas, the Royals’ third baseman, spent nearly a month in Venezuela, trading..." February 02
Ned Yost just told us Mike Moustakas is heading to Venezuela to play Winter Ball for 6 weeks. #Royals
#Royals 3B Mike Moustakas (strep throat) much better today. Should start Friday night at Toronto.
Yost on Moustakas: I’m thinking best-case scenario maybe have him available to do some pinch-hitting or playing maybe Saturday or Sunday.
Kansas City Star "“It was disappointing,” he said. “Anytime, you don’t make the playoffs, especially with what we have here, it’s a disappointing year. It’s why we play the game — to play those extra games at the end of the year.” Moustakas rolled on, never seeming to consider it wasn’t a team question. “Last..." March 10