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Moose takes Felix deep for 2nd homer of '18

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KANSAS CITY -- Mike Moustakas is back to his home run ways.

After hitting a career-high 38 last year to set the Royals' single-season record, Moustakas blasted his second in two games in Tuesday night's 8-3 loss off Mariners ace Felix Hernandez.

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KANSAS CITY -- Mike Moustakas is back to his home run ways.

After hitting a career-high 38 last year to set the Royals' single-season record, Moustakas blasted his second in two games in Tuesday night's 8-3 loss off Mariners ace Felix Hernandez.

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The two-run homer in the fourth inning traveled a projected 419 feet with an exit velocity of 106 mph, according to Statcast™. Last year, Moustakas homered in three straight games against the Mariners at Safeco Field from July 3-5.

Moustakas finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs, while raising his batting average to .306.

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"I'm feeling good at the plate," said Moustakas, whose RBI single in the sixth capped the scoring. "We battled and tried to make a comeback, but fell a little short tonight."

Robert Falkoff is a contributor to MLB.com based in Kansas City.

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