Report: Royals slugger Kendrys Morales headed to Blue Jays

Kansas City Royals' Kendrys Morales watches his RBI-single off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Jeff Manship in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Cleveland. Lorenzo Cain scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Kansas City Royals' Kendrys Morales watches his RBI-single off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Jeff Manship in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Cleveland. Lorenzo Cain scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

ESPN – The Toronto Blue Jays added some more bats to their lineup Friday, signing slugger Kendrys Morales and Cuban infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr., according to reports.

Multiple outlets reported that Morales agreed to a three-year, $33 million deal with the Blue Jays. Gurriel, who defected from Cuba in February, signed a seven-year, $22 million deal, which was first reported by MLB.com.

Kendrys Morales hit .263 with 30 home runs and 93 RBIs for the Royals last season. AP Photo/Jim Mone
The 33-year-old Morales declined his mutual option with the Kansas City Royals after hitting .263 with 30 home runs and 93 RBIs as the team’s designated hitter this season.

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