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Kansas City Royals: Roster taking shape for 2015

Kendrys Morales can help add a power element to the ballclub that has been lacking in Kansas City ( The Kansas City Royals have been busy lately adding three players to the ballclub this past week to help finalize the team’s roster before Spring Training in February. Among those additions include pitcher Yohan Pino, first baseman Kendrys Morales, and...
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Kansas City Royals: is Kendry Morales worth it?

The Kansas City Royals recently agreed to a two-year deal with DH Kendry Morales, who bounced around between both the Minnesota Twins and Seattle Mariners. Morales hit .218 with eight home runs, 20 doubles and 42 RBI’s in a combined 98 games between the two teams. A lot of the Kansas City fan-base is worried, however, that Morales’ numbers have significantly dropped since his...
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GM Moore believes Morales 'solidifies' Royals' lineup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals and general manager Dayton Moore have been coveting Kendrys Morales for some time. They talked internally about him two years ago. They talked again about acquiring him last offseason. So there was little hesitation this offseason in pursuing Morales as a free-agent. And last week, the Royals and Morales agreed on a two-year deal that guarantees Morales...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Morales finalizes deal with Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have finalized a $17 million, two-year deal with veteran slugger Kendrys Morales. Morales gives the Royals a new designated hitter after Billy Butler agreed to a free-agent deal with Oakland. Kansas City will hope last season was an aberration for Morales, who hit .218 with eight homers and 42 RBI in 98 games with the Minnesota Twins and...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrys Morales: A Gamble on Baseball’s Rhythms

In the weeks when between Billy Butler‘s contract was bought out and today, with Kendrys Morales brought to Kansas City on a two-year, $17 million deal, the Royals ranked dead-last in FanGraphs’ projected Designated Hitter Depth Charts. Not dead-last amongst American League teams: Dead. Last. Less projected WAR from their DH spot than 15 NL […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrys Morales finally gets two years – from the Royals

Last winter, Kendrys Morales turned down a qualifying offer from the Mariners and held out for a multi-year deal that never came. This year, Morales wasn’t eligible for a qualifying offer after getting signed by the Twins in June and traded Seattle to July, but that’s OK – he got his multi-year deal from the Kansas City Royals, to the tune of two years and $17 million. Source...
Via The Outside Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals aqcuire DH Kendrys Morales

The Kansas City Royals have acquired free agent Kendrys Morales for 2 years and $17 Million.  The switch hitting DH split time last season between Minnesota and Seattle, and had a sub par year for both squads.  You may remember Morales set out until June of last season while waiting for an offer.  His price tag was considered to hefty then with a compensatory pick attached...
Via Royals Blue
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Royals Sign Kendrys Morales To 2-Year Deal

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Royals have signed free agent first baseman and designated hitter Kendrys Morales to a 2-year deal. Source: #Royals nearing deal with Kendrys Morales. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) December 11, 2014 Source: Morales to #Royals done. 2 years with mutual option, per source. @JeffPassan says $17 million. — Chris Cotillo (...
Via Geeks and Cleats
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals closing in on two-year deal with DH Kendrys Morales

So much for the Royals' plan of rotating position players at the DH spot next year. Multiple reports suggest the Royals have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with Kendrys Morales. and Yahoo Sports report the deal is worth $17 million with another $750,000 each season in incentives. A source close to the situation would confirm only that the Royals "are getting closer...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle signs Nelson Cruz: I know a bad ballclub that swallowed a guy

I know a bad team that signed a Cano,For 10 years or so, old Robbie Cano,For a fat wad of dough.I know a bad team that had Jesus Montero,Who wiggled and jiggled his Golden Sombrero...They figured Montero could follow Cano,No way to let go, they were stuck with Cano,And only so-so.I know a bad team that signed Kendrys Morales,I speak without malice: He shouldn't go braless...

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