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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 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed, 1 yr/$2.64M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 3.111, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Batting

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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 120 504 447 58 126 27 1 15 59 1 2 36 54 .282 .348 .447 .795 116 200 10 12 4 5 1 *5 AS
5 Yrs 634 2497 2277 240 558 126 4 67 258 11 8 164 386 .245 .301 .392 .694 89 893 44 28 8 20 7
162 Game Avg. 162 638 582 61 143 32 1 17 66 3 2 42 99 .245 .301 .392 .694 89 228 11 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 120 504 10 -2 1 7 2 18 2.1 18 36 3.9 .516 .512 3.1 1.1 29 $2,640,000 *5 AS
5 Seasons 634 2497 -36 -6 3 18 11 -9 -0.5 91 82 8.3 .498 .498 6.3 3.5 64 $4,200,750

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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
1 Yr (4 Series) 15 55 52 9 12 2 0 5 7 0 0 2 9 .231 .259 .558 .817 29 1 0 1 0 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
1 ALDS 3 12 11 3 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 2 .273 .333 .818 1.152 9 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 4 16 15 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .600 .800 9 1 0 1 0 0
1 WS 7 24 23 3 5 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 .217 .250 .435 .685 10 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2011 KCR AL 22 3B 89 89 89 778.0 240 60 169 11 14 .954 -1 2 -2 3 2.65 2.57 .954 2.62 2.60
2012 KCR AL 23 3B 149 147 143 1314.1 454 127 312 15 41 .967 9 14 8 13 3.01 2.95 .952 2.60 2.59
2013 KCR AL 24 3B 134 126 116 1129.2 340 114 210 16 19 .953 -3 -3 -3 -3 2.58 2.42 .959 2.51 2.50
2014 KCR AL 25 3B 138 126 123 1148.2 357 97 241 19 14 .947 -3 -2 -3 -2 2.65 2.45 .956 2.56 2.55
2015 KCR AL 26 3B 119 114 111 1024.1 318 89 219 10 20 .969 2 7 2 8 2.71 2.59 .957 2.65 2.63 AS
5 Seasons 3B 629 602 582 5395.0 1709 487 1151 71 108 .958 3 18 1 4 2.73 2.60 .955 2.59 2.57
5 Seasons TOT 629 602 582 5395.0 1709 487 1151 71 108 .958 3 18 1 4 2.73 2.60 .955 2.59 2.57
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Sep 3, 2015 7:17PM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #977. Patsy Dougherty… #978. Germany Smith… #979. Dave Magadan… #980. MIKE MOUSTAKAS… #981. Gary Ward… #982. Muddy Ruel… #983. Matt Stairs… 

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 AL  12 (3rd)

AB per SO s c a p y
2015 AL  8.3 (8th)

Errors Committeds c a p y
2013 AL  16 (5th)
2014 AL  19 (3rd)

Def. Games as 3B s c a p y
2012 AL  149 (2nd)
Active  629 (13th)

Putouts as 3B s c a p y
2012 AL  127 (1st)
2013 AL  114 (3rd)
2015 AL  89 (3rd)
Active  487 (11th)

Assists as 3B s c a p y
2012 AL  312 (1st)
2014 AL  241 (5th)
Active  1,151 (12th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
2012 AL  15 (3rd)
2013 AL  16 (1st)
2014 AL  19 (2nd)
Active  71 (14th)

Double Plays Turned as 3B s c a p y
2012 AL  41 (1st)
Active  108 (13th)

Total Zone Runs as 3B s c a p y
2012 AL  9 (3rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
2012 AL  3.01 (2nd)
2015 AL  2.71 (5th)
Active  2.73 (6th)
Career  2.73 (63rd)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
2011 AL  2.57 (5th)
2012 AL  2.95 (1st)
2015 AL  2.59 (5th)
Active  2.60 (5th)

Fielding % as 3B s c a p y
2012 AL  .967 (2nd)
2015 AL  .969 (5th)
Active  .958 (8th)
Career  .958 (73rd)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 5 (1596), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 4 (2454), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (222nd), 8.3 career WAR/8.3 7yr-peak WAR/8.3 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.4 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.0 JAWS

Transactions

  • June 7, 2007: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2007.
The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2012 23 Kansas City Royals $487,250 0.111 contracts
2013 24 Kansas City Royals $524,500 1.111 contracts
2014 25 Kansas City Royals $549,000 2.111 contracts
2015 26 Kansas City Royals $2,640,000 3.111
2015 StatusSigned, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2016, Earliest Free Agent: 2018
Career to date (may be incomplete)$4,200,750
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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