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Mike Moustakas    \moo-STOCK-us\

Michael Christopher Moustakas (Moose)

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: September 11, 1988 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Chatsworth HS (Chatsworth, CA)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed August 15, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 10, 2011 (Age 22.272)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Royals 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$549k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.111, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 22 KCR AL 89 365 338 26 89 18 1 5 30 2 0 22 51 .263 .309 .367 .675 86 124 5 1 2 2 0 5
2012 23 KCR AL 149 614 563 69 136 34 1 20 73 5 2 39 124 .242 .296 .412 .708 91 232 4 7 0 5 4 *5
2013 24 KCR AL 136 514 472 42 110 26 0 12 42 2 4 32 83 .233 .287 .364 .651 77 172 13 5 1 4 1 *5
2014 25 KCR AL 128 459 419 43 89 20 1 15 51 0 0 32 69 .212 .271 .372 .643 77 156 11 3 1 4 1 *5
4 Yrs 502 1952 1792 180 424 98 3 52 196 9 6 125 327 .237 .290 .382 .672 83 684 33 16 4 15 6
162 Game Avg. 162 630 578 58 137 32 1 17 63 3 2 40 106 .237 .290 .382 .672 83 221 11 5 1 5 2

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 22 KCR AL 89 365 -5 -1 -0 2 2 -3 -0.2 14 11 1.1 .497 .498 0.9 0.4 9 5
2012 23 KCR AL 149 614 -10 0 1 14 3 8 0.9 23 31 3.1 .506 .505 1.7 1.8 17 $487,250 *5
2013 24 KCR AL 136 514 -17 -2 0 -3 2 -19 -1.8 18 -0 -0.1 .485 .487 0.1 0.1 3 $524,500 *5
2014 25 KCR AL 128 459 -12 -1 1 -1 2 -11 -1.1 16 5 0.5 .490 .492 0.6 0.3 6 $549,000 *5
4 Seasons 502 1952 -44 -3 2 12 9 -25 -2.3 72 47 4.6 .495 .496 3.3 2.5 35 $1,560,750

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 22 KCR AL 365 258 39 4.1 98 .296 .263 .257 .309 .322 .367 .407 .675 .729 86 .441 -6.7 -0.7 .587 .175 .104 2.9
2012 23 KCR AL 614 438 71 4.4 100 .274 .242 .258 .296 .323 .412 .416 .708 .739 91 .476 -7.6 -0.8 .649 .245 .171 8.0
2013 24 KCR AL 514 384 47 3.3 100 .257 .233 .260 .287 .325 .364 .411 .651 .736 77 .356 -15.5 -1.5 .546 .195 .131 3.4
2014 25 KCR AL 459 346 41 3.2 96 .218 .212 .259 .271 .322 .372 .400 .643 .722 77 .361 -13.9 -1.4 .560 .236 .160 .0
4 Yrs 1952 1426 198 3.7 99 .261 .237 .259 .290 .323 .382 .409 .672 .732 83 .412 -43.6 -4.4 .588 .217 .145 15.3
162 Game Avg. 630 460 64 3.7 99 .261 .237 .259 .290 .323 .382 .409 .672 .732 83 .412 -43.6 -4.4 .588 .217 .145 5

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 22 KCR AL 365 1.4% 14.0% 6.0% 6.6% 27% 2.32 6.6 67.6 11.3 0.65 0.76 78% 18% 3.9% 27%
2012 23 KCR AL 614 3.3% 20.2% 6.4% 9.0% 40% 3.18 4.5 28.2 7.7 0.54 0.62 69% 16% 8.8% 21%
2013 24 KCR AL 514 2.3% 16.2% 6.2% 7.4% 35% 2.59 5.7 39.3 11.2 0.58 0.82 74% 22% 6.0% 19%
2014 25 KCR AL 459 3.3% 15.0% 7.0% 7.8% 40% 2.16 6.1 27.9 8.2 0.63 0.83 74% 24% 8.9% 22%
4 Yrs 1952 2.7% 16.8% 6.4% 7.8% 36% 2.62 5.5 34.5 9.1 0.59 0.75 73% 20% 7.2% 22%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.6% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 2.48 4.6 36.0 8.5 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 22 KCR AL -6.7 -0.7 374 -1.3 5.6 -6.9 1.01 -0.5 -0.8 -7.8 -0.8 0.94 -7.1 0
2012 23 KCR AL -7.6 -0.8 633 -0.5 10.7 -11.2 1.03 -0.2 -0.2 4.3 0.4 0.93 -0.9 0
2013 24 KCR AL -14.9 -1.5 527 -2.7 7.7 -10.4 1.08 -1.5 -1.0 -20.6 -2.0 0.96 -15.4 0.85 3
2014 25 KCR AL -13.9 -1.4 463 -0.7 7.6 -8.3 .96 -1.1 0.4 -11.8 -1.2 0.94 -10.2 2.32 4
4 Yrs -43.0 -4.3 1997 -5.1 31.7 -36.8 1.02 -3.3 -1.7 -36.0 -3.6 0.94 -33.6 1.69 7

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 22 KCR AL 4 0 20% 141 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 2 0 4 5 21% 19 15 4 4 4 0 10 6 3
2012 23 KCR AL 2 0 30% 185 5 2 71% 1 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 1 0 2 21 27% 31 25 6 6 6 0 19 8 9
2013 24 KCR AL 1 0 22% 140 2 4 33% 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 1 2 1 13 33% 23 17 5 7 4 3 13 6 6
2014 25 KCR AL 5 0 26% 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 2 1 7 33% 26 23 3 3 1 2 13 3 9
4 Yrs 12 0 25% 610 9 6 60% 4 6 5 0 0 0 2 1 21 4 5 4 8 46 29% 99 80 18 20 15 5 55 23 27

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 22 KCR AL 365 73% 89 9 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 6 5 0 3 2 0 2 2 100% 62 5 8% 30 9 30% 226 27 12% 18 7 39% 18 10 56% 0
2012 23 KCR AL 614 71% 136 8 0 0 0 0 0 20 1 10 16 4 10 10 0 0 0 115 4 3% 46 14 30% 360 54 15% 28 17 61% 21 11 52% 0
2013 24 KCR AL 514 77% 110 5 0 3 0 0 0 0.85 12 0 11 10 2 5 7 0 1 1 100% 108 13 12% 49 15 31% 341 30 9% 25 12 48% 28 17 61% 0
2014 25 KCR AL 459 79% 89 4 0 4 1 0 0 2.32 15 0 6 12 3 5 10 0 2 1 50% 95 11 12% 44 12 27% 282 39 14% 23 12 52% 19 10 53% 0
4 Yrs 1952 75% 424 26 0 7 1 0 0 1.69 52 1 33 43 9 23 29 0 5 4 80% 380 33 9% 169 50 30% 1209 150 12% 94 48 51% 86 48 56% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 22 KCR AL 368 1374 3.73 900 65.5% 25.4% 11.6% 30.7% 32.3% 74.6% 0.0% 48.8% 84.5% 24.5% 5.4% 20 1 15.2% 56 24 9.0% 33 24 7 44 13.7% -3 0 0
2012 23 KCR AL 615 2416 3.93 1560 64.9% 24.0% 18.3% 29.3% 28.5% 76.0% 1.6% 49.4% 76.0% 21.6% 7.0% 43 4 16.7% 103 41 8.5% 52 36 9 115 7.3% -1 0 0
2013 24 KCR AL 516 1962 3.80 1242 63.4% 22.7% 15.0% 30.6% 31.7% 77.3% 0.6% 49.0% 80.6% 29.5% 5.6% 29 4 18.0% 93 44 8.5% 44 31 12 71 14.5% -2 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL 459 1885 4.11 1186 63.1% 23.4% 13.6% 33.1% 29.9% 76.6% 0.6% 48.3% 82.3% 21.1% 7.0% 32 5 21.8% 100 51 10.0% 46 33 10 59 14.5% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 1958 7637 3.90 4888 64.2% 23.8% 15.1% 30.8% 30.4% 76.2% 0.8% 48.9% 80.2% 24.1% 6.3% 124 14 18.0% 352 160 8.9% 175 124 38 289 11.6% -6 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.9% 27.7% 15.8% 27.1% 29.4% 72.3% 1.4% 46.2% 78.1% 26.9% 4.6% 13.8% 8.4% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 22 89 365 338 26 89 18 1 5 30 2 0 22 51 .263 .309 .367 .675 86 124 5 1 2 2 0
2012 23 238 979 901 95 225 52 2 25 103 7 2 61 175 .250 .301 .395 .696 89 356 9 8 2 7 4
2013 24 374 1493 1373 137 335 78 2 37 145 9 6 93 258 .244 .296 .385 .681 85 528 22 13 3 11 5
2014 25 502 1952 1792 180 424 98 3 52 196 9 6 125 327 .237 .290 .382 .672 83 684 33 16 4 15 6

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 22 89 370 342 28 93 19 1 5 32 2 23 51 .272 .318 .377 .695 41 89
2012 23 149 618 566 72 139 35 1 20 76 5 40 124 .246 .301 .417 .718 70 149
2013 24 136 518 475 44 113 27 0 12 44 2 33 83 .238 .292 .371 .663 51 136
2014 25 128 463 422 45 92 21 1 16 54 0 33 69 .218 .277 .386 .663 44 128
4 Yrs 502 1969 1805 189 437 102 3 53 206 9 129 327 .242 .296 .390 .686 206 502
162 Game Avg. 162 635 582 61 141 33 1 17 66 3 42 106 .242 .296 .390 .686 66 502



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Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 4 (2432), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (293rd), 4.7 career WAR/4.7 7yr-peak WAR/4.7 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.4 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.0 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Michael Christopher mark michael Mike Moose Moustakas

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