Moustakas went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a double, and an additional RBI in Sunday's 13-12 win over the Cubs in 10 innings.
Moustakas supplied one of five Reds long balls on the day and reached base three times in total after also being struck by a pitch. The 32-year-old improved his slash line to .250/.353/.500 after the big day, and he should continue to pile up counting stats while occupying a spot in the heart of a Reds lineup that has been one of the majors' stronger units this season.
Moustakas (illness) was activated from the injured list prior to Tuesday's game against the Dodgers.
This was the earliest Moustakas was eligible to come off the IL. He will start at third base and bat cleanup against righty Walker Buehler.
Moustakas (illness) was taking reps at third base prior to the team's game Sunday, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Moustakas was reportedly starting to feel better as the team began its weekend series in St. Louis. Manager David Bell had noted that Moustakas could return sometime during the upcoming series against the Dodgers, which begins Monday. His increased activity suggests that remains a possibility.
Moustakas (illness) is feeling better Friday and is expected to ramp up his activity over the weekend, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Moustakas was placed on the 10-day injured list due to a non-COVID illness Tuesday, but the issue doesn't appear to be a major concern. If he continues to feel good after participating in baseball activities this weekend, manager David Bell said that Moustakas should return sometime during the Reds' upcoming series against the Dodgers.
Moustakas was placed on the 10-day injured list with a non-COVID illness Tuesday.
Moustakas had been out of action since Wednesday with the issue, though he was initially listed as part of the Reds' lineup for Tuesday's game against the Diamondbacks. The Reds can backdate the transaction by three days, but he'll still be out until at least next Tuesday. Alex Blandino will replace him on the active roster, though it's Kyle Farmer who will replace him in Tuesday's lineup.
Moustakas (illness) will start at third base and bat fifth Tuesday against the Diamondbacks.
Moustakas checks back into the starting nine after he was sidelined for the Reds' last three games with the illness. Kyle Farmer had started in each of those games while Moustakas was ill, but he'll head back to the bench for Tuesday's series opener.
Moustakas (illness) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against Cleveland.
He'll be on the bench for a third straight game while he continues to recover from a non-COVID-19-related illness. With an off day on tap Monday, the Reds are presumably hopeful Moustakas will be ready to return to the lineup for Tuesday's series opener versus the Diamondbacks.
Moustakas (illness) isn't starting Saturday's game against Cleveland.
Moustakas was a late scratch Friday due to a non-COVID-related illness, but manager David Bell thought that the 32-year-old would be able to return Saturday. However, Kyle Farmer will take his place at the hot corner, batting eighth.
Moustakas (illness) is expected to return to the lineup for Saturday's game against Cleveland, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
Moustakas was a late scratch Friday due to a non-COVID-related illness. However, the issue apparently isn't overly serious, as manager David Bell is optimistic that Moustakas will be available Saturday. Through 12 games this year, Moustakas has slashed .289/.404/.553 with two home runs and five RBI.
Moustakas was a late scratch from Friday's lineup against Cleveland due to a non-COVID-related illness, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Moustakas was removed from the Reds' lineup just before Friday's first pitch, and it's not yet clear whether he'll be forced to miss additional time. Kyle Farmer will step in at third base Friday, batting seventh.
Moustakas went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and two strikeouts in Tuesday's loss to the Giants.
His homer off Kevin Gausman in the first inning was his second of the year. Moustakas has been overshadowed on the Reds by Nick Castellanos, newcomer Jonathan India and even Tyler Naquin, but the slugging veteran is quietly batting .286 with a .952 OPS through 11 games.
Moustakas went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, a double, a walk and two runs scored in Monday's 5-3 win over Pittsburgh.
Moustakas' solo homer in the fifth inning was his first long ball of the season and tied the game up at 2-2. Through four games, he's drawn five walks and knocked three extra-base hits.
Moustakas went 2-for-9 with a double, four walks, two RBI and two runs in the Reds' season-opening three-game series versus the Cardinals.
After posting a career-worst 22.1 percent strikeout rate in 2020, Moustakas' performance at the plate in the first series of 2021 has to be viewed as encouraging. He demonstrated a disciplined eye during his 14 plate appearances against St. Louis, drawing four walks while not striking out a single time. Moustakas bat fifth in all three games of the series, and he'll remain in that lineup spot for Monday's contest against the Pirates.
Moustakas will start at third base for Tuesday's spring training game against the Rockies, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports. This is being done in conjunction with moving Eugenio Suarez over to shortstop.
This would move Moustakas back to his original and presumably better defensive position, while giving a chance to Jonathan India to play at second base, giving the Reds an alternative to Kyle Farmer or Dee Strange-Gordon at shortstop. Giving Moustakas a third position of eligibility in-season along with first base and second base would also come in handy.
Moustakas reported to spring training fully healthy after having a season marred by multiple issues, including a quadriceps bruise, a foot contusion and a false-positive COVID test, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. "It definitely factored into it. I'm not going to be one to sit here and make excuses for my performance on the field," Moustakas said. "If I'm on the field, that means in my mind that I'm 100 percent ready to go. Last year, I didn't play as well as I wanted to play and I think that goes from offensively, top to bottom. We didn't do as well as we wanted to do offensively."
Moustakas was one of many Reds players who struggled to hit for average, posting a .230/.31/.468 line in 44 games. On the bright side, he had a .914 OPS in September, suggesting that better times could be ahead.
Moustakas went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in Friday's 7-2 win over the Twins.
Moustakas was brought in to be a leader on this team, and while he's had an uneven couple of months around a stint on the IL with a quad injury, he came up huge Friday to lift the Reds to their first playoff berth since 2013. He's getting hot at the right time -- Moustakas is now 9-for-23 with five doubles and three homers in his last six games.
Moustakas went 2-for-3 with a three-run home run, double and walk in Monday's 6-3 win over the Brewers.
The infielder's three-run shot off Drew Rasmussen in the eighth ended up being the difference maker for Cincinnati. It marked Moustakas's eighth homer and brought him to 23 RBI on the campaign.
Moustakas went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Game 2 of Monday's doubleheader against the Pirates.
Moustakas came up big in the fifth inning, putting his team in the lead with a three-run blast to center field. The veteran third baseman has slugged five home runs and sits with 17 RBI to go with a .220/.331/.410 slash line over 34 contests this season.
Moustakas (foot) is starting at first base and batting fifth Sunday against the Cardinals, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
He suffered a bruised foot Thursday and missed the next two games, but he is ready to get back in there for the series finale. Moustakas is hitting .240 with two home runs, seven strikeouts and four walks in 25 at-bats this month.
Moustakas (foot) isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Cardinals.
Moustakas will miss his second consecutive game after leaving Thursday's game with a foot injury. He underwent an X-ray on Friday that came back negative, so it's unlikely that he'll face a significant absence.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/07||@ CLE||W 3-0||4||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|05/05||vs CHW||W 1-0||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/04||vs CHW||L 0-9||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|05/02||vs CHC||W 13-12||4||1||2||1||2||0||0|
|05/01||vs CHC||L 2-3||2||0||0||0||1||1||0|
|04/30||vs CHC||W 8-6||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|04/28||@ LAD||L 0-8||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2010||AA-Northwest Arkansas N||66||259||58||90||25||0||21||76||26||42||0||1||.347||.413||.687|
|2011||AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers||55||223||38||64||15||1||10||44||19||44||1||1||.287||.347||.498|
|2014||AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers||8||31||3||11||3||0||1||5||3||6||0||0||.355||.412||.548|