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For many Cuban born players, the path to the Major Leagues is often a difficult one. After numerous attempts to defect along with the acquisition of a Dominican citizenship, Kendrys Morales finally achieved his big league dream during the 2006 season. Since breaking into the majors with the Los Angeles Angels in 2006, Morales has spent time with the Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals and currently the Toronto Blue Jays. A 2015 World Series Champion and winner of the Silver Slugger Award, Morales continues to be a power source in the Blue Jays' lineup.