The result: In the second game of his career, Moustakas, 22, returned home to Southern California and hammered a solo homer against Angels starter Joel Pineiro.
Just days after a thrilling comeback victory over the Oakland A’s in the 2014 Wild Card Game, the Royals opened an American League Division Series in Anaheim.
The result: In the opener of the 2014 American League Championship Series, the Royals remained tied 5-5 with the Orioles heading into the 10th inning.
Alex Gordon famously opened the inning with a solo shot against reliever Darren O’Day, giving the Royals the lead.
On a 1-2 pitch, he cranked a line shot to deep right field, the baseball landing just over the wall in right and finding a home in the glove of a 19-year-old Royals fan .
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