Kansas City Royals broadcaster Ryan Lefebvre might be a psychic if his latest in-game prediction is to be judged. According to USA Today, the Royals announcer called exactly what Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas would do in his next at-bat.
Moustakas had a curveball thrown his way by Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana, and the third baseman hit a home run toward the bullpen exactly as Lefebvre said he would.
The Royals went on to win this game, 5-3, in 10 innings after first baseman Eric Hosmer finished off the White Sox with a home run of his own. Lefebvre’s co-announcer laughed and was clearly amazed with his partner’s ability to foretell Moustakas home run.
However, baseball fans who love suspense may not want him to announce games anymore if he really does have psychic abilities.
Here is the video of Moustakas hitting his home run, which clearly left the broadcasting booth in awe of Lefebvre.
The 27-year-old third baseman is enjoying the best season of his career, as he is hitting a career-high 22 home runs to go with 79 RBI and a .281 batting average.
Lefebvre’s shockingly accurate call illustrates how well Moustakas and the Royals are doing this season. The Royals have clinched the American League Central title and have carried their 2014 playoff success into 2015.
They are still in the hunt for home-field advantage in the American League postseason, but they are currently behind the Toronto Blue Jays for that privilege.
Clinching home field would be huge for either team since the American League will receive home-field advantage in the World Series, due to their All-Star Game victory.
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