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Royals' September slowdown

In every month this season, the Kansas City Royals have had a winning record. September looked to be no different. However, the start to this month has not been kind to the Royals. With series losses to division foes the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox, what looked like a strong finish for the end of the season has turned into a bad ending heading into the Fall Classic. ...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon homers in first rehab game for Triple-A Omaha

Royals outfielder Alex Gordon appeared in his first game action in 46 games on Sunday -- and he exceeded fans' expectations. Gordon, who is working his way back from a groin injury he suffered on July 8, hit a two-run homer as the designated hitter for the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday. The four-time Gold Glove winner said he could play the field during Monday night's game...
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August 24, 2015  |  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...
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July 09, 2015  |  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...
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July 08, 2015  |  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....
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April 26, 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

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...
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October 13, 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
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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...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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