Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:14:53 -0800
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon (wrist) said he had no pain Tuesday, Feb. 24, in his surgically repaired right wrist after playing long toss Monday, Feb. 23. He also took 15 dry swings Tuesday with a fungo, and manager Ned Yost said Gordon had no issues. Gordon said his rehab is on schedule, and he's confident he'll be ready for opening day.
Fantasy Tip: Gordon will likely come at an injury discount during your draft. Keep tabs on his progress in camp. If he doesn't have any setbacks, he could easily become an attractive value pick for your outfield.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:28:20 -0800
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon (wrist) threw for the first time Monday, Feb. 23, since his Dec. 31 wrist surgery. He will swing for the first time Tuesday, Feb. 24.
Fantasy Tip: Gordon is a well-rounded fantasy contributor. Over the past four seasons, he has averaged 93 runs, 19 home runs, 78 RBIs and 12 stolen bases with a .283/.356/.453 slash line. Gordon projects to be ready to for the beginning of the season, and he is a viable option in the early middle rounds of drafts. Continue to check back for updates on his recovery leading into the season, though.
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:01:20 -0800
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon is uncertain whether he will exercise his $12.5 million player option for the 2016 season or decide to become a free agent.
Fantasy Tip: Gordon is likely to be drafted in the middle rounds of most fantasy baseball drafts. He has played in at least 150 games in each of the last four seasons and can be counted on for 150 hits, 15-20 homers, 80-90 RBIs and double-digit steals.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:59:04 -0800
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon (wrist) is still not cleared to throw or take part in baseball-related activities, and he hopes to do that sometime next week.
Fantasy Tip: Gordon has said he will miss at least one week of Cactus League games, but those don't matter for fantasy players. As long as Gordon is healthy come Opening Day, he should be a solid fantasy play in your outfield.
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:58:53 -0800
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon (wrist) might not be 100 percent healthy when spring training starts, according to general manager Dayton Moore. However, the team is expecting Gordon to be ready for opening day.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:01:21 -0800
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon (wrist) underwent wrist surgery Tuesday, Dec. 30. Gordon is expected to be ready well in advance of the team's opening day game in April.
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:36:57 -0800
If the Kansas City Royals do not re-sign free-agent DH Billy Butler, they may consider having OF Alex Gordon and C Salvador Perez split time at the position in an attempt to keep their bats in the lineup while giving them rest defensively.
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:41:16 -0800
Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer, Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia, Seattle Mariners 3B Kyle Seager, Baltimore Orioles SS J.J. Hardy, Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon, Baltimore Orioles OF Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez and Houston Astros SP Dallas Keuchel were the American League winners of the Gold Gloves in 2014.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:25:49 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon has a slash line of .314/.368/.545 in 33 games since July 22 as the team has surged to the front of the standings in their division. He's ranked sixth in slugging percentage and OPS in the American League over that span, too.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:00:48 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Alex Gordon played in his 1,000th career game for the team Monday, Aug. 25, making him the 10th player in franchise history to reach that milestone.