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Kansas City Comeback: Alex Gordon provides a refreshing dynamic of success in the game of baseball

Much like the enigma that is Kansas City Royals recent run at success in October, their players can present much of a similar enigma to those familiar with the game of baseball. All odds - statistically - are against them, or should I say were against them, in a way. In hindsight, I decided to take a quick look at the Baseball Prospectus' 2014 Guide's write up of the Royals...
Via The Sports Blogette
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon Has the Best Moment of the MLB Postseason (so far)

The MLB post season is chock full of moments and picking just one to call the best should be pretty hard--but not this season. No, this season it is really pretty easy. It involves the Kansas City Royals of course. After decades of losing, sweeping the ALDS and ALCS to make it to the World Series is too incredible for words. The Royals will undoubtedly win some ESPY's.But to...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: American League Champions

The Kansas City Royals are the 2014 American League Champions (USA Today). The Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday 5-2, and win the American League pennant for the first time since 1985 and punch their ticket to the World Series. With a 4-0 series sweep against the Orioles, the Royals remain undefeated in postseason play with an 8-0 record and have not...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon puts dent in outfield wall after making incredible catch

Jason Whitney Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals made an incredible catch while chasing down a deep fly ball. During the fifth inning Gordon was going full speed and hit the wall so hard that he left a dent. You can hear the sound upon impact. Incredibly, Gordon held onto the ball. Check it out: Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB...
Via Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon slams into wall making great catch

In the fifth inning of Game 4 of the ALCS, Alex Gordon robbed J.J. Hardy of extra bases, slamming into the wall to make this catch. Post by The Outside Corner. It’s just the Royals’ year, folks. The post Alex Gordon slams into wall making great catch appeared first on The Outside Corner.
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon shows why teams should be patient with prospects

Good luck finding a better story during this 2014 season, regardless of how it ends, than the Kansas City Royals. That status comes even with the fact that Ned Yost is still calling the shots for this team. Nonetheless, they’ve provided us with a team that is an absolute blast to watch this postseason, first for their speed and now for their newly discovered power. Right in the...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Head home with a 2-0 lead

Mike Moustakas has been the most valuable player in the Royals’ offensive power success  this postseason ( The Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 6-4 on Saturday giving them a 2-0 lead in the ALCS and pull them within two victories of representing the American League in the 2014 World Series. With Friday’s victory in extra innings and...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ALCS: Royals beat Orioles, win 4th extra-inning game

Your browser does not support iframes. The Kansas City Royals three home runs, with two coming in the 10th inning by Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas, powered the club to a thrilling 8-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night in the opener of the American League Championship Series. The Royals are now the first team in baseball history to notch four extra-inning victories...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Gordon takes a pitch right to the neck

About the only way Alex Gordon could be slowed down in the postseason was when he got hit in the neck by a pitch in Game 1 of the ALCS on Friday. Gordon, who had a bases-clearing double in the third to put the Royals up 4-0, was nailed in the neck by a 94-mph...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  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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