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Royals hoping Gordon's Friday performance is sign of things to come

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When designated hitter Kendrys Morales started the season slowly, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost stuck with him.The patience paid off. Morales is hitting .342 with nine home runs and 25 RBIs in his past 31 games.Yost said he is "absolutely" showing the same perseverance with Alex Gordon, who was hitting .200 after going 0-for-4 on Tuesday, striking out twice...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Standout efforts from Duffy, Morales lead Royals to 6-1 victory

PHILADELPHIA -- Kendrys Morales had two home runs and four RBIs, Danny Duffy pitched 8 2/3 strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday.Morales extended his hitting streak to eight consecutive games with a second-inning homer, and he is batting .565 with seven homers and 21 RBIs in his last 13 games.Duffy (4-1) allowed two runs on seven...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Morales delivers again in Royals' 4-2 win over Cards

ST. LOUIS -- Kendrys Morales homered and recorded his sixth straight multi-hit game to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.Kansas City won for the fourth time in five games and took the two-city, four-game series three games to one.Brandon Moss and Jhonny Peralta homered for the Cardinals who have lost their last seven home...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrys Morales leads Royals to 4-2 win over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) Kendrys Morales homered and recorded his sixth straight multi-hit game to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Kansas City won for the fourth time in five games and took the two-city, four-game series three games to one. Brandon Moss and Jhonny Peralta homered for the Cardinals who have lost their last seven...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Morales (with both bat and glove), Royals seek third win over Cards

ST. LOUIS -- Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost is willing to do whatever it takes to keep the scalding-hot bat of Kendrys Morales in the starting lineup.Proof of that came Wednesday night in St. Louis, when Morales started in right field, the first time in eight years he opened a game as an outfielder. Usually a designated hitter, Morales handled four chances flawlessly, including...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals to Try Morales in Right Field

The Royals DH Kendrys Morales will get to try his hand playing outfield tonight when the Royals face the Cardinals in St. Louis for an inter-league game sans his usual DH role in the batting order. In an attempt to keep Morales' hot bat rolling in the Royals lineup, Ned has gotten creative. Lets just hope it is not at the expense of a usually superb outfield defense.  There...
Via Royals Blue
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Adjustments Helping Kendrys Morales Find Rhythm as Kansas City Royals’ Designated Hitter after Slow Start

Coming into June with 6 home runs, 21 RBIs and batting average below the Mendoza line, Kendrys Morales arguably faced more obstacles than any of his teammates to overcome his long-term early season slump. The 33 year-old switch hitter may not be able to replicate the .290 batting average, 22 home runs and 106 RBIs that led to his first Silver Slugger award and the Royals championship...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Morales homers twice as Royals beat Astros 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Kansas City Royals snapped the Houston Astros' seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday.After Royals starters Edinson Volquez and Chris Young were roughed up in blowout losses in the first two games of this series, Kennedy allowed one run and three hits with one...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rays outfielder fooled by Tropicana Field catwalk

By Nicholas Goss Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier climbed the outfield wall at Tropicana Field on Friday night, and instead of coming down with the ball, he landed with a little embarrassment. He was anticipating the hard hit ball by Kansas City Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales would land close enough to the wall where he could rob a home run, but the ball...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2015  |  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
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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