Toronto Blue Jays reportedly sign free agent Kendrys Morales

Kansas City Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales watches his RBI single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. AP Photo/Orlin Wagner

TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly signed free-agent designated hitter Kendrys Morales.

Multiple reports Friday said Morales and the team had agreed to a three-year, $33 million contract.

The 33-year-old Morales is a 10-year MLB veteran who’s played for the Los Angeles Angels, Seatte Mariners, Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals.

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He batted .263 with 30 home runs and 93 RBIs for Kansas City in 2016.

Morales has a .275 career batting average with 132 home runs.

He has made the post-season four times – including three straight years with the Angels from 2007-09 – and was a member of the Royals’ 2015 World Series winning team.


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