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AL Player of the Week: Kendrys Morales – Royals

Royals DH earns award for June 27 – July 3.

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The Kansas City Royals DH Kendrys Morales earns our weekly honor as he receives our Player of the Week award spanning June 27-July 3.

During his hot week, Morales batted .577 (15 for 26), with six runs scored, three doubles, four homes runs, and 10 RBI’s.

The Cuban native is on pace to have one of his better seasons since 2009, when he batted .306, launching 34 home runs, and driving in 108 runs. In 2015, he came close as he batted .290, with 22 home runs and 106 RBI’s.

On July 3rd, Morales had his eight game hitting streak snapped, tying the longest streak so far this season. As of July 4th games, the designated hitter is batting .264, with 15 home runs and 46 RBIs.

 

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David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®, as well as a Co-Host on Legends On Deck Podcast. David was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com that spanned from 2010 to 2014. David made his MLB Debut as a writer in June 2014, while covering the NY Mets at Citi Field, for MetsmerizedOnline.com. David also coaches baseball for ages 13-15, a Babe Ruth League team in his local community. David's passion is coaching the game he loves to the future Legends of Tomorrow as well as making available a website that people can have fun sharing and reading. David is also passionate about his career as a Mortgage Loan Officer which allows him to help many families reach their dreams of owning a home. Connect with David via his Social Media pages as he loves to chat all about baseball.

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