Royals manager Ned Yost confirmed Thursday that Kendrys Morales will begin Game 3 of the World Series on the bench.
Kendrys Morales went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer in Monday's loss to the Blue Jays.
Kendrys Morales launched a three-run homer to cap the Royals' win over the Astros in Game 5 of the ALDS on Wednesday.
Kendrys Morales whacked two solo home runs in Game 1 of Thursday's ALDS against the Astros, but it was not enough to prevent the 5-2 defeat.
Kendrys Morales (quad) started Sunday's regular-season finale against the Twins.
Kendrys Morales (quad) remains out of the Royals starting lineup on Saturday.
Kendrys Morales (quad) is not in the Royals starting lineup on Friday.
Kendrys Morales was forced to leave Thursday's game due to left quad tightness.
Kendrys Morales hit his 22nd home run in Tuesday's loss to the White Sox.
Kendrys Morales (ankle) grounded out as a pinch-hitter Monday against the Cubs.
Kendrys Morales (ankle) is not in the Royals' lineup Sunday.
Kendrys Morales left Saturday's game against the Indians with a bruise above his ankle.
Kendrys Morales is absent from the Royals' lineup Friday.
Kendrys Morales had an outstanding performance in Sunday's win over the Tigers, finishing with three home runs, a triple, a walk, three RBI, and five runs scored in five plate appearances.