Kendrys Morales Rodríguez is a Cuban-Dominican former professional baseball designated hitter and first baseman who played in Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals, Toronto Blue Jays, Oakland Athletics, and the New York Yankees. Morales suffered an ankle injury on May 29, 2010, during a celebration of his walk-off grand slam, which kept him out of Major League Baseball for nearly two years. In April 2012, Morales returned to the Angels' line-up for the season opener against the Kansas City Royals. Morales has also played first base and right field during his MLB career.
About Kendrys Morales
MLB first baseman who began his career in 2006 with the Los Angeles Angels. He helped the Kansas City Royals win the World Series Championship in 2015.
Kendrys Morales Before Fame
He joined the Cuba national baseball team in 2002.
Achievement of Kendrys Morales
In July, 2012, he became the 3rd player in Major League history to hit a home run from each side of the plate in the same inning.
Kendrys Morales Family Life
He had two children with his wife Yarley.
Associations of Kendrys Morales
He played alongside star slugger Albert Pujols for a season on the Angels.
Information related to Kendrys Morales
- Industriales de La Habana players
- Surprise Scorpions players
- Baseball players at the 2003 Pan American Games
- Dominican Republic baseball players
- Arizona League Angels players
- Gigantes del Cibao players
- Major League Baseball designated hitters
- Major League Baseball players from Cuba
- Dominican Republic expatriate baseball players in Canada
- Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim players
- Silver Slugger Award winners
- Cuban baseball players
- Rancho Cucamonga Quakes players
- Salt Lake Bees players
- Pan American Games gold medalists for Cuba
- Arkansas Travelers players