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Kendrys Morales Reacts to Acquisition of Hart, Morrison

Seattle Mariners v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

As a player who declined Seattle’s qualifying offer in November, Kendrys Morales is a free agent for whom any signing club besides the Mariners would need to surrender a pretty valuable draft pick.

As a player who’s capable of playing mostly just first base or DH, Kendrys Morales has been made largely redundant by the Seattle Mariners’ acquisition today both of Corey Hart and Logan Morrison (who join Jesus Montero and Justin Smoak as field players ideally deployed at one of the aforementioned positions).

One assumes, therefore, that Kendrys Morales’s reaction to Seattle’s most recent transactions — which transactions limit his options, and also probably the value of his next contract — that Morales’s reaction isn’t very different from the one portrayed here in what has never been referred to as Internet Technicolor.