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Morales, Gordon power Royals past A's

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon homered to back Edinson Volquez, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Friday night. Unlike when these two teams met in April, when there were bench-clearing scuffles in all three games, there were no signs of lingering animosity. A few players from both clubs exchanged hugs and handshakes before the game,...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Daily Fantasy Robopick: Alex Gordon

Over the course of the 2015 fantasy baseball season, I’ve been working with Matthew Boland, a PhD student in Finance, on a daily fantasy sports strategy. With a little bit of economic theory, and a degree of baseball intuition we’ve come up with a formula that helps us put together winning daily fantasy baseball lineups. We’re keeping the full lineups to ourselves, but, will...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royal Alex Gordon hit a HR...& dissed his third base coach after it

Kansas City Royals third baseman Alex Gordon hit his 7th home run of the season against the Minnesota Twins last night. And he left third base coach Mike Jirschele hanging out there.Burn.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Alex Gordon leaves third base coach hanging after HR

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon smashed a home run off the Twins’ Kyle Gibson in the first inning Wednesday.  While rounding third base, Gordon received the traditional high five gesture from Royals’ third base coach Mike Jirschele. And Gordon gave him the middle school treatment.  The Royals are still the devil, but this is pretty funny.  Fine, the Royals aren’t the devil...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon Perfect fit for Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO – OCTOBER 29: Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals hits an RBI double in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) No team in baseball can thrive off of the success of a single player. Luckily for the...
Via The Sports Journal
29 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

Kansas City Royals’ Alex Gordon lends support to youth baseball and the fight against childhood cancer

  PRESS RELEASE Philadelphia, PA (March 30, 2015) –   Alex Gordon, Kansas City Royals’ all-star left fielder, will lend a glove to both youth baseball players and the fight against childhood cancer with the first annual Alex Gordon Classic, taking place May 1-3, 2015 at the Mid America Sports Complex in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. The tournament, organized by Midwest...
Via Royals Blue
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Analysis: Alex Gordon wouldn't have scored on Game 7 error

Mike Jirschele held Alex Gordon at third base during the final moments of Game 7. Otherwise, the Kansas City Royals’ World Series would’ve ended at home plate, not on Salvador Perez’s foul pop in the next at-bat. Fangraphs examined the much-discussed play, in which Gordon singled and advanced all the way to third base on an error. When San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon...
October 31, 2014  |  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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