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Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Gordon bros are in KC

The Kansas City Royals have the Gordon brothers all to themselves. Royals fans know Alex Gordon as one of their best players in recent memory. Gordon is solid hitter who has become a leader amongst many of the younger players on the team. The 2nd overall pick in the 2005 MLB Draft led them to within one win of the 2014 World Series championship. A couple weeks ago, the Royals signed Gordon...
Via The GM's Perspective
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A Look at the Royals Defense in 2015

  Durham Bulls fictional manager Joe “Skip” Riggins once said, “This is a simple game. You throw the ball, you hit the ball, you catch the ball.” The 2015 Royals will definitely be expected to catch the ball. When Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Eric Hosmer all take the field it doesn’t take a genius to figure out that these guys can play a little defense. All...
Via Royals Blue
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Defensive outlook

Left fielder Alex Gordon is known for his strong play in the outfield ( The Kansas City Royals look to build off of their success they had in 2014 by improving areas of weakness and building off of their defense and pitching that led them to an American League Pennant. The Royals outfield is arguably the best in the league and combined with the solid play from Gold...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals purchase contract of Alex Gordon's brother Derek

With all the success Alex Gordon has had with the Kansas City Royals, why wouldn't the club give his little brother a shot?  The Kansas City T-Bones announced Thursday that the Royals have done just that and purchased the contract of the Gold Glover's younger sibling, right-handed pitcher Derek Gordon. Gordon went 1-1 with a 6.49 ERA in 14 appearances last season with the T-Bones...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Purchase Alex Gordon’s Brother From Indy Ball

The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of Alex Gordon‘s younger brother, Derek, from the Kansas City T-Bones of the American Association on Thursday. Derek Gordon, 23, posted a 6.49 ERA in 14 games (four starts) in his rookie campaign last season with the T-Bones. The 6’6″, 215-pound right-handed pitcher went undrafted after a solid career at Park University. Gordon...
Via Baseball Essential
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon Undergoes Procedure On Wrist

Gold Glove outfielder to be ready for Opening Day KANSAS CITY, MO (December 30, 2014) – Outfielder Alex Gordon underwent successful right wrist extensor retinaculum repair this morning by hand and wrist specialist Dr. Bruce Toby at the University of Kansas Hospital.  While no formal timetable is being announced the 30-year old Gordon, a four-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner and...
Via i70baseball
December 30, 2014  |  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

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

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