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Kendrys Morales (1B,DH)

Kansas City Royals

By Adam Simone, Royals Correspondent, Fri, Dec 12th 2:38pm EST

According to sources, the Kansas City Royals have signed Kendrys Morales to a two-year deal worth $17 million. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Morales will replace Billy Butler as the Royals DH. The 31-year-old struggled in 2014, hitting .218 with 8 HR and 42 RBI. The Royals are hoping his struggles last year were caused by him missing spring training and that he will return to his 2009-2013 form.

Kendrys Morales News & Advice

ESPN | Dec 16th, 10:54pm
Kendrys Morales missed out on a postseason appearance last season when his Seattle Mariners fell just short of a wild card.
Rotoworld | Dec 15th, 8:52pm
Royals signed DH Kendrys Morales to a two-year, $17 million contract with a mutual option for 2017.
ESPN | Dec 11th, 7:07pm
A person familiar with the negotiations says slugger Kendrys Morales and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract.
news | Dec 11th, 5:20pm
The Royals still have work to do on their slight roster remodel, but things got a bit clearer Thursday on the last day of the Winter Meetings when they agreed to terms with designated hitter Kendrys Morales on a two-year deal, according to a source.
Rotoworld | Dec 11th, 5:05pm
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Royals have signed free agent Kendrys Morales to a two-year, $17 million contract.