Kendrys Morales’ Three-Run Homer Puts Exclamation Point On Royals’ Win (Videos)


The Kansas City Royals are heading back to the American League Championship Series with an exclamation point, courtesy of Kendrys Morales.

The Royals already had a two-run lead in the bottom of the eighth inning of their matchup with the Houston Astros in Game 5 of the teams’ AL Division Series, but Morales provided some insurance with a three-run home run off of Dallas Keuchel.

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Now that’s clutch.

The Royals were in that position thanks to Alex Rios’ double that just crept inside the left-field line in the bottom of the fifth.

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The defending AL champions went on to win 7-2, setting up an ALCS matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays, who defeated the Texas Rangers 6-3 in a wild game.

Thumbnail photo via Peter G. Aiken/USA TODAY Sports Images

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