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Jeffrey Flanagan from MLB.com reports that Royals OF Alex Gordon is retiring from baseball.
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.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon went 3-for-4 with a solo homer in a 9-6 win over the White Sox on Saturday.
Gordon took Dylan Cease deep in the second inning. The veteran outfielder is hitting .219 with four homers, eight runs, and seven RBI in 96 at-bats this year.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon went 2-for-3 with a solo homer in a 7-2 loss to the Twins on Saturday.
Gordon hit a solo shot off Minnesota starter Randy Dobnak in the fifth inning. Overall, Gordon is hitting .200 with three homers and six RBI.
Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon went 1-for-3 with a solo homer in a 4-2 loss to the Twins on Sunday.
Gordon went deep in the second inning off starter Randy Dobnak. The veteran is hitting just .175 with two homers and five RBI on the year.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon went 1-for-3 with a solo homer in a 9-2 loss to the White Sox on Sunday.
Gordon hit a second-inning homer off Chicago starter Dylan Cease. That goes in the books as Gordon's first homer of the 2020 season. Overall, Gordon is hitting .214 with three runs and one RBI.