learningandfinance.com


Sports

Blue Jays sign Kendrys Morales to 3-year, $33 million deal

Share

Morales batted.263 past year with 30 home runs and 93 runs batted in. Morales turns 34 in June and should provide a steady bat for the Blue Jays' offense. Encarnacion was given a qualifying offer, however.

"We're operating under the rules as they exist and that's the direction that we've been given, so we're moving forward that way", the Blue Jays GM said. He has been an important source of power for the Royals averaging 26 home runs a season in his tenure, which included a silver-slugger award and a World Series Championship.

The Cuban missed most of the 2010 season and all of 2011 after breaking his leg during a celebration of a walk-off home run he hit as member of the Angels. He played 10 games and 74 total innings in the field last season, spread between first base and right field. A new era is beginning in Toronto, and it should be interesting to see how it all plays out.

Ask SAM: How does the electoral college work?
Trump is nine votes over the 270 needed to win, but some of them can be awarded to Clinton by what's known as Faithless Electors . According to The Hill , 11 states with 165 electoral votes have enacted the National Popular Vote bill into law. "Mr.

Dozens arrested as Anti-Trump protest turns into 'riot'
To get back to the west side, protesters crossed the Broadway Bridge then marched through the Pearl, where mayhem broke out. Protests took place in Columbus, Ohio and Minneapolis, Minnesota as well as in Wisconsin's capital, Madison, and Milwaukee.

US climate pledges likely to go unmet
The agreement prohibits withdrawal for three years and requires a one-year notice period before withdrawing. If countries help together the much-awaited change in the climate can be resolved, according to Vox.

Encarnacion is the top free agent on the market, and likely will receive at least a four- or five year deal worth more than $100 million.

With that said, signing Morales is a win-now move.

It's not yet known whether free agent outfielder Jose Bautista will leave the Toronto Blue Jays for greener pastures. Morales will get three years, $33 million, according to Fox Sports . He wouldn't necessarily need to replace the production on his own either, as his signing frees up additional payroll space for the Blue Jays to pursue other needs, such as in the outfield.

Share