Moustakas shows two sides
Updated: March 30, 2009, 12:14 PM ETBy Keith Law
Sometimes even the players seem to know that it's Sunday. Notes from the Royals/Mariners A-ball tilts: • Mike Moustakas can look good and bad in the same game. He has a great swing and is very strong, hitting a belt-high fastball out for a long home run to right. Yet in the at-bats before and after that one, he showed poor recognition of off-speed stuff and missed at least one hittable fastball in a fastball count. He wasn't challenged on anything at third base. • Eric Hosmer didn't hit the big fly on Sunday but hit a few balls hard and showed good plate discipline, working the count consistently and taking a walk rather than forcing an at-bat when he came up with men on in his last at-bat.
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