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Alex Gordon retiring from baseball

by Brendan Tuma | Thu, Sep 24th 12:08pm EDT

Jeffrey Flanagan from MLB.com reports that Royals OF Alex Gordon is retiring from baseball. (Jeffrey Flanagan on Twitter)

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An official announcement from the Royals is expected soon. Gordon was the second overall pick in the 2005 draft and wound up spending his entire career in Kansas City. A third baseman coming up, Gordon eventually became one of the best defensive outfielders in baseball. He was part of the Royals' 2015 World Series title and made three All-Star teams during his career. Additionally, he won seven Gold Glove awards. From 2011-14 Gordon accumulated the sixth most wins above replacement among position players, according to Baseball-Reference.

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