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ALEX GORDON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals Injury Update: Alex Gordon progressing, will join team in Boston

The second place Kansas City Royals (48-46) are hoping their best hitter, left fielder Alex Gordon, can avoid a DL stint. A 2014 All-Star selection, Gordon sprained his right wrist on July 9 and has not appeared in a game since. According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, Gordon will join the team in Boston for the first series after the break. The left-handed batter has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels SS Erick Aybar replaces Alex Gordon on AL All-Star Game roster

The Angels got some good news on Thursday after all. While pitcher Garrett Richards failed to win the Final Vote, Erick Aybar (replacing the Royals' Alex Gordon) becomes the first Angels shortstop named to an All-Star Game since Gary DiSarcina (1995). Aybar, named an All-Star for the first time in his career, is one of two shortstops with 45 runs scored and 45 RBI (the most by...
Via Fox Sports West
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Alex Gordon scratched with sprained wrist

Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon has been scratched from Wednesday night's lineup, according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. McCullough says that a sprained right wrist is the reason for Gordon's absence:Alex Gordon has been scratched due to a sprained right wrist.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) July 9, 2014McCullough spoke to Gordon, who expects...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The subtle elite-ness of Alex Gordon

If you watch the Royals on a regular basis you probably have a sense that Alex Gordon is having a terrific year, but you might also look at a .284 batting average or nine home runs and wonder if, as we’ve gotten used to hearing around here, he’s really having a terrific year or if it only seems like he’s having a terrific year because the rest of the Royals hitters aren’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon out of lineup with flu-like symptoms

DETROIT -- Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was a late scratch from the starting lineup Thursday with flu-like symptoms. Gordon drove in a run and made a crucial diving catch in Kansas City's victory Wednesday, and he was initially penciled in to bat fifth and play left field against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. But shortly before the first pitch, he was replaced...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Gordon breaks wall going for foul ball

Video: Gordon gets hit with a maxi-pad
Via Beer Mug Sports
May 07, 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon fakes out entire stadium on catch

The White Sox have stumbled through a miserable 2013 season, finishing in the basement of the American League Central division with one of the worst records in baseball. There haven’t been very many causes for celebration at U.S. Cellular Field, but the South Siders are jumping at any chance they see to cue the fireworks — even if the result is complete and utter confusion. During...
Via NESN.com
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Interested in Trading for Alex Gordon?

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the New York Yankees may be interested in trading with the Kansas City Royals to acquire Gold Glove left-fielder Alex Gordon. We keep mentioning him as possible trade bait for the Royals, who are trying to acquire more pitching after the Jonathan Sanchez misfire. With Brett Gardner having surgery, don’t dismiss possible interest...
Via Crown Crazed
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals agree to one-year deal with Gordon

KANSAS CITY, MO The Kansas City Royals have announced that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Alex Gordon for the 2012 season. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Gordon, who turns 28 tomorrow, was a standout both offensively and defensively for the Royals in 2011 to earn his first career Les Milgram Player of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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