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Gordon wins Royals Heart and Hustle Award

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon has been named the team's 2015 Heart and Hustle Award winner, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Tuesday. Gordon will be recognized prior to an upcoming home game. The award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game. The...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Number Munchers: 8 Options for the Kansas City Royals to withstand the Alex Gordon injury

Shortly after we all watched in horror “the groin pop heard round the metro”, Royals Blue’s very own “what’s good for the gander is also good for the” Luke Goosen wrote a piece about what to do with our newly opened hole in left field. One week and an impressive four and half game performance by the Dyson/Orlando platoon later, we thought we’d take a more in depth...
Via Royals Blue
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: The absence of Alex Gordon

( The Kansas City Royals won their 50th game of the season last night and are currently 17 games above .500 with a three game series remaining against the Toronto Blue Jays beginning tonight at home before the start of the All-Star Break. The Royals hold a five and a half game lead over the second place Minnesota Twins in the American Central and the first half of the...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Royals Without Alex Gordon

On Wednesday night, Alex Gordon strained a groin muscle chasing a fly ball. If you just adjusted in your seat, I don’t blame you — it sounds painful. He’ll be out for eight weeks, which is better news than the team could have received. If the Royals can hold the fort down until then, they […]
Via Fangraphs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Outfielder Alex Gordon Headed to Disabled List

Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was headed to the All-Star Game. But after an unfortunate injury on Wednesday night, the disabled list is the only place the left fielder is going. In the top of the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays, Gordon fell awkwardly while chasing down a ball Logan Forsythe smacked near the wall. Gordon goes down. Appears to be ankle or leg...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

What We Know About Gordons Injury and the Royals Solution

In Wednesday nights win over the Rays, Royals fans were forced to watch on in horror as the heart and soul of the franchise lay motionless on the left field warning track. Alex Gordon had crumpled in obvious pain while pulling up before crashing into the wall like we had all seen him do 100 times before. Superman was down. Early reports are that it is a groin strain, though...
Via Royals Blue
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals All-Star Alex Gordon carted off with left groin strain

The collective city of Kansas City is holding their breath Wednesday night, as their All-Star left fielder Alex Gordon was carted off the field during the Kansas City Royals 9-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. In the top of the fourth inning, Gordon went down while chasing a fly ball hit by Logan Forsythe. At first, it appeared as though Gordon had injured himself hitting the left...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon carted off field after suffering left groin strain

This certainly isn’t how the Kansas City Royals wanted to go into the All-Star break. Actually, there’s no point of the season during which the best team in the AL wants to lose its best player. During the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game versus the Rays, Alex Gordon went down with what appeared to be a left knee or ankle injury, buckling as he ran toward the outfield wall...
Via The Outside Corner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Gordon leaps into stands for incredible catch

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon is one hell of an outfielder. His defense is simply incredible. On Sunday, Gordon demonstrated his defensive prowess by leaping into the crowd to make this catch and retire Micah Johnson of the White Sox. Alex Gordon – You’ve got to be kidding. — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 26, 2015   Unreal....
Via The Outside Corner
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Alex Gordon a legit contender for AL MVP?

Even with his second half scuffles, many have already declared that this is the season that Mike Trout finally wins his long deserved American League Most Valuable Player Award. It’s hard to argue against it, as he continues to produce at an incredible rate in now his third full big league season. However, there are players not to be overlooked in this matter. One of those, perhaps...
Via The Outside Corner
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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