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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

Kansas City Royals: Fall just short

Alex Gordon and the Kansas City Royals come up short in Game 7 (TheKansasCityStar). The Kansas City Royals lost a heartbreaker in Game 7 against the World Series to the San Francisco Giants by a score of 3-2 with the tying run 90 feet away on third base. The Giants’ victory over the Royals marked the first time since 1979 that the visiting team won a World Series Game 7, the last...
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Should The Royals Have Waved Alex Gordon Home? (Video)

Here are two Tweets that illustrate the conversations that will be going on for a very long time. Yes, Gordon would have been out by 15 feet had he gone home. So please, drop that narrative. — Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) October 30, 2014 Gordon was at third base at this point. Would have taken a perfect throw to get him at plate. #Royals
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October 29, 2014  |  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...
October 15, 2014  |  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...
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October 15, 2014  |  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
October 13, 2014  |  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...
October 11, 2014  |  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
October 10, 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

A sliding Alex Gordon tears away covering of billboard in brilliant ad by Kansas City Royals (photo)

The Kansas City Royals have upped the promotion game with this ingenious billboard the major league team teased on Monday on Twitter. It features Royals left fielder/third baseman Alex Gordon sliding, but it’s what the player’s slide is purportedly doing to the billboard that makes it so darn clever. Due to the “force” of Gordon’s […]The post A sliding Alex Gordon tears...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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