Found September 11, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
If the Royals are still under the radar in this postseason push ... well it might be time to readjust that radar. Alex Gordon hit the first pitch of Wednesday’s game for a home run which led to a three-run inning and provided James Shields with all the support he needed in a 6-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Not just that either. Gordon virtually called his shot. And Shields executed a behind-the-back grab of a grounder between his legs for the final out in the eighth inning. Call it momentum kismet destiny ... whatever. Those in the game insist it’s real. And they cherish it. “It’s a crazy game” third baseman Mike Moustakas grinned “and when good things happen to your team you get excited.” It’s hard not to. Gordon opened the game by rocking a 90-mph fastball from Cleveland starter Scott Kazmir into the right-field seats for his club-leading 19th homer of the season. “He said he was going to do that” manager Ned Yost said. “He picks his spots man. That’s the second time
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