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Free agents Stephen Drew, Kendrys Morales stay in shape while waiting for a deal

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Kendrys Morales shrugged when asked if he was frustrated not to be signed so late into spring training.

“Nothing I can do,” said Morales after a workout at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Fla., late last week. “I don’t understand, but I’m just waiting for something.”

For five hours a day and six days a week, Morales goes through spring training simulation with fellow Scott Boras client Stephen Drew.

Morales has averaged .280 with 27 homers and 90 RBIs with an .813 on-base percentage in his career. In 2013, the switch-hitting DH/first baseman hit .277 with 23 homers and 80 RBIs in one of the worst ballparks for hitters — Safeco Field.

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