Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/1/12
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The Los Angeles Angels had no idea what they could expect from Kendrys Morales this season. Not after nearly two years and two surgeries to repair the fractured ankle he suffered on May 29, 2010. "Coming in (to spring training) and talking to the medical staff, there was concern: Was this guy going to play 50 games or was he going to play 130 games?" manager Mike Scioscia said. "You really didn't know." Morales played in his 130th game Sunday in Texas. His return from that traumatic leg injury has to be measured as a success. Morales has batted .273 with 22 home runs and 73 RBI. "For the time I had away, I think I'm having a good season," Morales said through an interpreter. "I would've liked to produce more and help the team even more. But you have to be happy because, if you look at the time I've missed, I think I had a good year." Morales' power returned as the season progressed (14 of his 22 home runs have come since the All-Star break) and he has batted .286 (20-for-70)...
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