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Mike Moustakas    \moo-STOCK-us\

Michael Christopher Moustakas (Moose) (twitter: @Mooose_8)

Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 215 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, 17,585th in MLB history)   vs. LAA 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Royals 2011-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2017, 2 yrs/$14.3M (16-17) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 4.111, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
Relatives: Nephew of Tom Robson
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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 140 500 457 45 97 21 1 15 54 1 0 35 74 .212 .271 .361 .632 75 165 12 3 1 4 1 *5
2015 ★ 26 KCR AL 147 614 549 73 156 34 1 22 82 1 2 43 76 .284 .348 .470 .817 118 258 14 13 4 5 1 *5 AS,MVP-21
2016 27 KCR AL 27 113 104 12 25 6 0 7 13 0 1 9 13 .240 .301 .500 .801 106 52 5 0 0 0 0 5
6 Yrs 688 2720 2483 267 613 139 4 81 294 11 9 180 421 .247 .303 .404 .707 92 1003 53 29 8 20 7
162 Game Avg. 162 640 585 63 144 33 1 19 69 3 2 42 99 .247 .303 .404 .707 92 236 12 7 2 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 -1.9 18 -1 -0.1 .485 .487 0.1 0.1 2 $524,500 *5
2014 25 KCR AL 140 500 -14 -1 1 -2 2 -14 -1.4 18 4 0.4 .489 .490 0.5 0.3 6 $549,000 *5
2015 ★ 26 KCR AL 147 614 15 -2 1 4 3 20 2.3 22 42 4.4 .515 .513 4.0 0.8 38 $2,640,000 *5 AS,MVP-21
2016 27 KCR AL 27 113 3 -0 -1 1 0 3 0.3 4 7 0.7 .510 .502 0.6 0.2 6 5
6 Seasons 688 2720 -29 -6 2 16 12 -5 0.0 99 94 9.6 .499 .499 7.8 3.4 78 $4,200,750

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 500 377 44 3.1 96 .220 .212 .258 .271 .321 .361 .398 .632 .720 75 .358 -16.4 -1.7 .548 .228 .149 1.9
2015 26 KCR AL 614 418 89 5.7 102 .294 .284 .262 .348 .325 .470 .422 .817 .747 118 .603 14.7 1.4 .765 .262 .186 1.9
2016 27 KCR AL 113 85 13 4.1 107 .214 .240 .265 .301 .330 .500 .435 .801 .765 106 .428 0.5 0.0 .706 .337 .260 .0
6 Yrs 2720 1960 303 4.2 100 .266 .247 .259 .303 .324 .404 .413 .707 .736 92 .460 -30.9 -3.1 .628 .230 .157 19.4
162 Game Avg. 640 462 71 4.2 100 .266 .247 .259 .303 .324 .404 .413 .707 .736 92 .460 -30.9 -3.1 .628 .230 .157 5

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 25 KCR AL ALWC OAK W 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL ALDS LAA W 3 12 11 3 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 2 .273 .333 .818 1.152 9 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL ALCS BAL W 4 16 15 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .600 .800 9 1 0 1 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL WS SFG L 7 24 23 3 5 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 .217 .250 .435 .685 10 0 0 0 0 0
2015 26 KCR AL ALDS HOU W 5 21 18 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .111 .238 .167 .405 3 0 1 0 0 0
2015 26 KCR AL ALCS TOR W 6 25 24 3 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 5 .208 .200 .333 .533 8 1 0 0 1 0
2015 ❍ 26 KCR AL WS NYM W 5 24 23 1 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 .304 .333 .304 .638 7 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (7 Series) 31 125 117 14 26 3 0 6 15 0 0 5 17 .222 .258 .402 .660 47 2 1 1 1 0
1 ALWC 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 ALDS 8 33 29 4 5 1 0 2 2 0 0 3 4 .172 .273 .414 .687 12 0 1 0 0 0
2 ALCS 10 41 39 5 8 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 9 .205 .200 .436 .636 17 2 0 1 1 0
2 WS 12 48 46 4 12 2 0 1 5 0 0 2 4 .261 .292 .370 .661 17 0 0 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2015 KCR AL 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

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 500 3.0% 14.8% 7.0% 7.4% 38% 2.11 6.2 30.5 8.5 0.67 0.89 74% 24% 8.2% 21%
2015 26 KCR AL 614 3.6% 12.4% 7.0% 9.3% 37% 1.77 7.2 25.0 6.7 0.68 0.95 74% 25% 9.7% 20%
2016 27 KCR AL 113 6.2% 11.5% 8.0% 11.5% 52% 1.44 8.0 14.9 8.0 0.69 1.06 74% 31% 14.9% 13%
6 Yrs 2720 3.0% 15.5% 6.6% 8.2% 37% 2.34 5.9 30.7 8.4 0.62 0.81 74% 21% 8.0% 21%
MLB Averages 2.6% 19.9% 7.9% 7.5% 33% 2.52 4.5 35.0 8.5 0.84 1.11 68% 22% 7.7% 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 -15.5 -1.5 527 -2.7 7.7 -10.4 1.08 -1.5 -1.0 -20.6 -2.0 0.95 -15.4 0.84 3
2014 25 KCR AL -16.4 -1.7 505 -0.9 8.1 -9.0 .96 -1.4 0.5 -14.7 -1.5 0.95 -12.8 2.31 4
2015 26 KCR AL 16.0 1.6 624 0.5 11.3 -10.7 .99 2.2 -1.6 20.6 2.0 0.94 23.5 2.54 3
2016 27 KCR AL 0.5 0.0 117 0.1 2.1 -2.0 .98 0.7 -0.6 -0.9 -0.1 0.86 6.4 4.77 1
6 Yrs -29.6 -3.0 2780 -4.8 45.6 -50.3 1.01 -0.8 -3.9 -19.1 -2.0 0.94 -6.3 2.19 11

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 25% 156 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 2 1 7 33% 29 25 4 3 1 2 13 3 9
2015 26 KCR AL 4 0 27% 268 1 2 33% 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 3 1 4 11 32% 39 34 4 7 2 3 17 3 13
2016 27 KCR AL 3 0 19% 40 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 44% 7 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 2
6 Yrs 19 0 25% 930 11 9 55% 6 9 5 0 0 0 4 3 30 4 9 5 12 59 30% 148 121 25 27 17 8 74 26 42

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 0.84 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 500 78% 97 4 0 4 1 0 0 2.31 15 0 8 12 3 5 10 0 2 1 50% 102 12 12% 49 15 31% 308 42 14% 26 13 50% 21 12 57% 0
2015 26 KCR AL 614 62% 156 14 3 3 0 0 0 2.54 22 1 15 12 10 9 13 0 5 4 80% 123 14 11% 60 23 38% 354 63 18% 29 16 55% 24 18 75% 0
2016 27 KCR AL 113 81% 25 1 0 1 1 0 1 4.77 7 0 1 6 1 4 3 0 0 0 17 5 29% 8 1 13% 55 6 11% 5 1 20% 4 2 50% 0
6 Yrs 2720 72% 613 41 3 11 2 0 1 2.19 81 2 51 61 20 36 45 0 10 8 80% 527 53 10% 242 77 32% 1644 222 14% 131 66 50% 116 70 60% 0
MLB Averages 54% 67% 11% 31% 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% 0 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% 0 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% 0 0 0
2014 25 KCR AL 500 2069 4.14 1304 63.1% 23.5% 13.3% 33.4% 29.8% 76.5% 0.5% 48.3% 82.6% 19.8% 7.0% 35 5 21.6% 108 56 9.8% 49 35 10 64 13.5% 0 0 0
2015 26 KCR AL 615 2435 3.96 1537 63.2% 25.1% 12.5% 31.0% 31.4% 74.9% 0.4% 47.3% 83.3% 22.9% 5.0% 31 4 15.9% 98 57 8.9% 55 29 8 68 10.5% 0 0 0
2016 27 KCR AL 114 467 4.10 279 59.7% 29.4% 11.5% 26.5% 32.6% 70.6% 0.0% 42.2% 83.8% 17.5% 3.5% 4 0 21.1% 24 17 10.5% 12 5 2 11 15.4% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 2728 10723 3.93 6822 63.8% 24.3% 14.3% 30.8% 30.6% 75.7% 0.7% 48.3% 81.2% 23.3% 5.9% 162 18 17.7% 482 239 9.0% 245 160 48 373 11.4% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.9% 27.4% 16.1% 27.2% 29.3% 72.6% 1.4% 46.4% 77.8% 27.4% 4.6% 13.7% 8.3% 23.9%

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 25 514 1993 1830 182 432 99 3 52 199 10 6 128 332 .236 .290 .379 .668 82 693 34 16 4 15 6
2015 26 661 2607 2379 255 588 133 4 74 281 11 8 171 408 .247 .303 .400 .703 91 951 48 29 8 20 7
2016 27 688 2720 2483 267 613 139 4 81 294 11 9 180 421 .247 .303 .404 .707 92 1003 53 29 8 20 7

Neutralized Batting

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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 89 366 339 27 90 18 1 5 31 2 22 51 .265 .310 .369 .679 39 89
2012 23 149 613 562 69 135 34 1 20 73 5 39 124 .240 .295 .411 .706 67 149
2013 24 136 515 473 42 111 26 0 12 42 2 32 83 .235 .288 .366 .654 49 136
2014 25 140 503 459 47 99 21 1 15 56 1 36 74 .216 .275 .364 .639 46 140
2015 26 147 611 547 72 154 34 1 22 80 1 42 76 .282 .344 .468 .812 85 147
2016 27 27 112 103 12 24 6 0 7 12 0 9 13 .233 .295 .495 .790 15 27
6 Yrs 688 2720 2483 269 613 139 4 81 294 11 180 421 .247 .303 .404 .707 301 688
162 Game Avg. 162 640 585 63 144 33 1 19 69 3 42 99 .247 .303 .404 .707 71 688



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2015 AL (21, 1%)
0.01 Career Shares (1557th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 AL  13 (8th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 7 (1410), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 5 (2290), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (205th), 9.6 career WAR/9.6 7yr-peak WAR/9.6 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.5 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.1 JAWS

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