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Kendrys Morales benefits from "playing the field"

Posted: 1:03 PM, Jun 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-27 14:03:38-04

Sometimes being the DH can be as lonely as a field goal kicker! 

It's easy to not always feel a part of the game when your job is to sit and wait to hit. For the Royals' designated hitter Kendrys Morales, playing defense is a rare occurrence when you have a Gold Glove first baseman like Eric Hosmer playing in front of you.

Though, Morales made the most of the opportunity.

I spoke with Manger Ned Yost on how playing defense can help Morales break out of a slump in a big way, as he smashed two homers in Sunday's win against the Astros.

Watch the video above for more! 

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Dee Jackson can be reached at  dee.jackson@kshb.com.

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