Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals laughs as he waits to take his position in left field against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim after the third out in the ninth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 2012 in Anaheim, California.
Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon made a catch at the wall on a ball hit by Baltimore Orioles shortstop J. Hardy in the fifth inning at Wednesday's ALCS playoff baseball game on October 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO.
MLB players hoping for bounce-back seasons in 2018 - February 24, 2018. ALEX GORDON, OF, ROYALS - It's not a stretch to call Gordon's four-year deal signed in 2016 a disaster through two seasons. He was especially bad for the Royals last year, hitting just .208-9-45 in 541 plate appearances. Now in rebuilding mode, the Royals will likely give a younger player at-bats if Gordon continues to struggle.
Every season the Kansas City Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City hang banners at Kauffman Stadium and on streetpoles in the Country Club Plaza. Here are the 2015 "Forever Royal" banners -- including banners for three key newcomers to the 2015 team.
Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon catches a pop fly hit by Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Chris Colabello in the second inning during Friday's ALCS baseball game on October 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.