KANSAS CITY, Mo. In just his second full season as a major league left fielder, the Royals' Alex Gordon is now setting the standard at the position.
Gordon won his second straight Gold Glove on Tuesday and became just the second Royals' outfielder to ever win multiple Gold Gloves. Amos Otis was the other.
After setting a club record and leading the majors in 2011 with 20 outfield assists, Gordon came back with another superb defensive season in 2012, notching 17 outfield assists second most in the majors behind teammate Jeff Francoeur's 19.
Gordon would seem to be in line for several more Gold Gloves to come.
"It would be nice," Gordon said Tuesday night in a teleconference call. "Hopefully I can keep playing consistent and produce and bring a few more Gold Gloves home."
Gordon was one of four Gold Glove finalists from the Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas, first baseman Eric Hosmer and Francoeur were the others.
"And I thought we had a couple other guys who should get c...