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Friday, November 01, 2019

Report: Royals won’t pick up $23M option on Alex Gordon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Coming off a year when Alex Gordon played in 150 games, the Kansas City Royals plan to decline the outfielder’s $23 million option, according to a report.

MLB Network reporter Jon Heyman tweeted Thursday the team plans to buy out Gordon’s contract for $4 million and attempt to bring him back at a lower cost.

Given his last four seasons, we can’t say that this is a surprise by any means….

QLE Posted: November 01, 2019 at 12:45 AM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: alex gordon, options, royals

Monday, August 19, 2019

As other 2015 Royals heroes have exited, Alex Gordon set to finish career in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY – Had Jeurys Familia not thrown a quick pitch to Salvador Perez in the ninth inning of Game 1 of the 2015 World Series, perhaps that series plays out differently.

The Mets may have been the ones being honored down the Canyon of Heroes. The Royals could have been defeated in the World Series in back-to-back years.

And Alex Gordon may not have delivered one of the most clutch hits in Royals history.

Despite all the film that Gordon and the Royals had pored over leading into that game, they really were not all that aware of the quick pitch in Familia’s arsenal.

Thoughts on what it means when you stay on and the rest of the team doesn’t.

 

QLE Posted: August 19, 2019 at 07:43 AM | 7 comment(s)
  Beats: alex gordon, kansas city royals

 

 

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