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Mike Moustakas’ spring-training stats compared with regular-season numbers

Kansas City Royals Mike Moustakas reached in to grab his bag and head for the baseball fields during the first full squad day at spring training last year in Surprise, Ariz.
Kansas City Royals Mike Moustakas reached in to grab his bag and head for the baseball fields during the first full squad day at spring training last year in Surprise, Ariz. The Kansas City Star

Unfortunately for Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas, he has been given an unfriendly nickname by some fans.

MoustakAZ.

In the last two seasons, Moustakas has struggled during the regular season after a very successful stint in spring training in Surprise, Ariz.

Here’s a closer look. If you have trouble viewing more than the top of the graphic, please click here.

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