1:24 AM EDT, Tue October 21, 2014
Topeka Capital-Journal 6 hours ago

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head. Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday’s workout. “I can’t believe that just happened, dude,” pitcher James Shields razzed. It’ll be more frustrating than funny if those are the same awkward swings the Royals and San Francisco Giants take once the World Series begins. read more
Topeka Capital-Journal Oct 15, 2014

Alex Gordon's golden gem saves Royals in Game 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As a rookie back in 2007, he got his first taste of what the phrase “Be Royal” used to mean. His club lost 93 games that year. Two years later, he found himself back in Omaha, Neb., having been demoted to Triple-A and forced to change positions. The Royals tumbled through a 97-loss campaign along the way. Even as he emerged as one of the best left fielders in baseball from 2010-12, things didn’t get much better in Kansas City. The Royals averaged 92 losses in each of those three seasons. read more
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 15, 2014
WATCH: WOW! Royals' Alex Gordon makes great catch before running into the wall against Orioles

WATCH: WOW! Royals' Alex Gordon makes great catch before running into the wall against Orioles

One of the best defensive corner outfielders in baseball, it's plays like the one he made in the fifth inning today that explain why Kansas City has been so good.
Baltimore Sun Oct 11, 2014

Royals' Alex Gordon, Billy Butler bring dangerous reputations to Camden Yards

Having spent their entire careers in cavernous Kauffman Stadium and the spacious ballparks of the American League Central, longtime Kansas City Royals players Alex Gordon and Billy Butler always have welcomed trips to the comparatively cozy Camden Yards.
MASN Sports Oct 11, 2014

Darren O'Day talks about Alex Gordon's go ahead homer - Steve Melewski

Orioles reliever Darren O'Day gave up just three homers in his first 77 2/3 innings this season. Then he allowed three homers in September. Tonight he gave up a tiebreaking homer to Alex Gordon leading off the 10th inning as...
Rotoworld Oct 11, 2014

Gordon powers Royals past Orioles in Game 1 - Alex Gordon (OF) Kansas City Royals

Alex Gordon blasted a solo home run in the 10th inning on Friday, powering the Royals to an 8-6 victory over the Orioles in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Topeka Capital-Journal Oct 11, 2014

Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS Game 1

BALTIMORE — Alex Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday night in the opener of the AL Championship Series. Earlier, Gordon doubled in three runs, was picked off first base, made a great catch in left field and got hit in the neck with a pitch. His homer off Darren O’Day sent the Royals toward their fourth extra-inning victory in five games this postseason. read more
MASN Sports Oct 11, 2014

Gordon and Moustakas homer in the 10th as Kansas City takes Game 1 of ALCS - Steve Melewski

In a game that featured some strange plays, ineffective outings by both starters, a blown four-run lead and an amazing top of the ninth escape act, Alex Gordon hit a go-ahead homer in the 10th inning as Kansas City took...
Topeka Capital-Journal Sep 29, 2014

Alex Gordon happy Royals aren't watching playoffs from couch

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon will finally get to live out a boyhood dream on Tuesday night. He just hopes it doesn’t end too soon. When Gordon and the Royals take the field for a 7:07 p.m. wild-card game Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium, it will officially put an end to a 29-year playoff drought that was the longest in baseball. Gordon has seen both sides of it, growing up a Royals fan and wearing the team’s uniform for eight years now. read more

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