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Athletics Nation Aug 26, 2015

2015 Oakland A's designated hitter breakdown: Guessing wrong

The Athletics got it wrong in picking their designated hitter. Now it's back to the drawing board. The first significant move of the Oakland Athletics 2014-15 offseason was to sign Billy Butler for three years and $30 million, betting that the bad body hitter turning 29 could return to the form he enjoyed not that long ago for the Kansas City Royals. There was an older bad body hitter also coming off a bad season the A's could have gone after, Kendrys Morales, that the Royals ultimately did sign. The A's guessed wrong, and the Royals come out looking like geniuses. There's no one right way...

VIDEO: Royals walk off in 10th against Angels

Former Angel Kendrys Morales hit a walk-off single off of Trevor Gott in the bottom of the 10th to win the game for the Royals. Morales, was surely careful while celebrating, as he broke his ankle while celebrating a walk-off grand slam for the...
Topeka Capital-Journal Aug 16, 2015

Kendrys Morales' walkoff single gives Royals 4-3 victory over Angels in 10 innings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales had an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night. Ben Zobrist singled with one out in the 10th, the Royals’ first hit since Eric Hosmer’s RBI single in the first inning. After Hosmer walked, Morales singled against Trevor Gott (2-1) as Kansas City improved to 7-2 in extra-inning games. Kelvin Herrera (4-2) pitched a perfect 10th to pick up the victory. Zobrist reached base 13 times in the series with seven hits and six walks. read more

VIDEO: Royals take the lead over Angels in sixth

The Royals took a 3-1 lead on the Angels in the bottom of the sixth Thursday in Kansas City behind the contributions of catcher Drew Butera, whom the Angels traded to the Royals earlier this season. Designated hitter and former Angel Kendrys Morales...

Royals notch another one-run victory over White Sox 5-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Rios beat the tag at the plate on a grounder in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals edged the Chicago White Sox 5-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. The Royals have won three straight games by one run for the first time since August 2012. Kansas City widened its lead to 111/2 games in the AL Central and improved to 10-3 against the White Sox this season. Kendrys Morales hit a two-run homer that put Kansas City ahead 3-0 in the first. read more
Grand Rapids Press Aug 5, 2015
Seventh-inning update: Tigers 2, Royals 1

Seventh-inning update: Tigers 2, Royals 1

Acquired from Toronto in last weeks David Price deal, Matt Boyd has worked six strong innings of one-run ball to help Detroit build a 2-1 lead over the Kansas City Royals. DETROIT -- Matt Boyd is making a strong first impression in Detroit. Acquired from Toronto in last week's David Price deal, Boyd has worked six strong innings of one-run ball to help Detroit build a 2-1 lead over the Kansas City Royals heading into the seventh inning tonight. Called up from Toledo, Boyd has scattered seven hits and struck out two in his Tigers debut. Kendrys Morales' RBI...
Viva El Birdos Aug 3, 2015

The trade deadline has passed! - A Hunt and Peck

A reflection. The smoke has cleared and the dust has settled on the trade deadline. Let's see where everyone's at. what else is going on in baseball... Days after nearly being traded and left on the field crying, Wilmer Flores hit a walk off home run. - MLB Jerry Seinfeld is happy about Yoenis Cespedes being a Met. - Cut4 Each team's deadline moves and they mean for the team. - Sports on Earth This Kendrys Morales slide is insane. - Cut4 Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak is at thirty-seven innings. - MLB Wade Davis gave up his first home run in over 700 days....

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