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Kendrys Morales sets Royals record with 15 total bases in 10-3 victory over Tigers

DETROIT The big man watched the baseball land in the cavernous maw of right-center field at Comerica Park and he decided to rumble. "He was determined because when he hit second, I went 'Where are you going?' " manager Ned Yost said afterward. The speed of Kendrys Morales departed after he fractured his leg five years ago, so he hits triples about once every presidential election cycle. In the sixth inning of a 10-3 thrashing of the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, Morales provided the Royals with a rarity to complement one of the most destructive offensive performances in franchise history in a game Morales called the best of his career. Morales barreled into third base...