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Moustakas better after bout with flu

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KANSAS CITY -- Third baseman Mike Moustakas is recovering from the flu that kept him out of Wednesday night's 5-4 victory over the Rays.

"He feels better, he's ready to go," manager Ned Yost said.

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KANSAS CITY -- Third baseman Mike Moustakas is recovering from the flu that kept him out of Wednesday night's 5-4 victory over the Rays.

"He feels better, he's ready to go," manager Ned Yost said.

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But with the Tigers starting left-hander Drew Smyly on Thursday, the right-handed-hitting Danny Valencia played third base and batted fourth.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. Teddy Cahill is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @tedcahill.

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