KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ned Yost stuck by Mike Moustakas when just about everyone else had given up on him, dutifully penciling him into the Royals’ starting lineup at third base despite all of his slumps.
Finally, the Kansas City manager is feeling vindicated.
Moustakas hit an early two-run homer, then drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, as the Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.
« You almost want to stand up on this table and yell, ‘I told you so!' » Yost said, flashing a wry grin. « But I’m not. I’m not an I-told-you-so kind of guy. »
The Royals trailed 5-3 in the sixth when Christian Colon started their comeback with an RBI double. Colon added a run-scoring groundout off Casey Fien (0-1) in the eighth to knot the game, and Moustakas fileted a single to left off Glen…
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