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Alex Gordon
.220 17 40
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-1 / 220 NFBC ADP: 325.16
Position: LFBorn: 2/10/1984 Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 1st Round by Royals (2005)

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Sep. 20 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET22:51 ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST10:21 PM VEN6:51 UAE (+1)9:51 PM CT-Gordon had a triple and an RBI single in Tuesday's loss at Cleveland.
Analysis: Gordon has now hit safely in three straight games following an 0-for-19 rut over his previous six. He's 4 for 10 with a home run since, but still owns a disappointing .218 average for the season.
Sep. 11 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET0:09 ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST11:39 PM VEN8:09 UAE11:09 PM CT-Gordon homered in Saturday's comeback win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Gordon is batting .273 with 18 strikeouts against Sunday’s scheduled starter Chris Sale.
Sep. 3 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET23:48 ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST11:18 PM VEN7:48 UAE (+1)10:48 PM CT-Gordon left in the ninth inning with right ankle soreness Saturday.
Analysis: His status going forward is uncertain.
Aug. 30 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET11:35 ET15:35 GMT23:35 8:35 AM MST10:35 AM EST11:05 AM VEN19:35 UAE10:35 AM CT-Gordon singled, walked, drove in a run and scored Monday.
Analysis: Since seeing his average sit at .199 on Aug. 9, Gordon has hit .343 with six homers, four doubles, 11 RBIs and 18 runs scored in his last 18 games.
Aug. 21 6:29 AM PT7:29 AM MT8:29 AM CT9:29 AM ET9:29 ET13:29 GMT21:29 6:29 AM MST8:29 AM EST8:59 AM VEN17:29 UAE8:29 AM CT-Gordon kept up his recent barrage by belting a pair of solo homers and finishing 3 for 4 with three runs scored in Saturday's rout of Minnesota.
Analysis: After floundering at the plate for much of the season, Gordon has turned it around by hitting .432 over his last 10 games and amassing five homers and eight RBIs in his past five. He'll carry an 11-game hitting streak into Sunday's series finale.
Aug. 20 8:43 AM PT9:43 AM MT10:43 AM CT11:43 AM ET11:43 ET15:43 GMT23:43 8:43 AM MST10:43 AM EST11:13 AM VEN19:43 UAE10:43 AM CT-Gordon drew a pair of walks and scored twice in addition to recording a 10th-inning single in Friday's win over Minnesota that extended his hitting streak to 10 games.
Analysis: Gordon, who had homered in his previous three contests and delivered a grand slam on Thursday, is hitting .378 with 10 runs scored over the surge. His bat appears to be coming to life in what's been an injury-plagued and overall disappointing season.
Aug. 19 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Gordon hit a grand slam and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Gordon has homered in three straight contests, and is hitting .382 in his last nine.
Aug. 17 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET12:25 ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST11:55 AM VEN20:25 UAE11:25 AM CT-Gordon homered off Justin Verlander and scored twice in Tuesday's win over the Tigers.
Analysis: Just when it seemed Gordon had become fantasy-irrelevant, he has suddenly come alive to hit safely in seven straight games while batting .393. He's scored six runs in his last five games.
Aug. 15 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET22:38 ET2:38 GMT10:38 7:38 PM MST9:38 PM EST10:08 PM VEN6:38 UAE (+1)9:38 PM CT-Gordon had another productive game for the Royals on Monday. He went 2 for 3 with a double in a 3-1 win over the Tigers.
Analysis: Gordon has gone 9 for 20 with two doubles over his last five games.
Aug. 4 7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET22:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST9:30 PM VEN6:00 UAE (+1)9:00 PM CT-Gordon hit his eighth home run in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Rays, but he's been one of the fantasy season's biggest disappointments.
Analysis: Gordon, however, has gone just 3 for 23 in his last seven games and is hitting .202. Perhaps this will help him get on track.
July 28 11:28 AM PT12:28 PM MT1:28 PM CT2:28 PM ET14:28 ET18:28 GMT2:28 11:28 AM MST1:28 PM EST1:58 PM VEN22:28 UAE1:28 PM CT-Gordon went 3 for 4 and scored twice in Wednesday's win over the Angels.
Analysis: He had been 3 for 23 with eight strikeouts in his previous eight games to see his average dip below .200 for the first time since April, but now he's up to .209. The Royals next play four games in Arlington, and Gordon is only a career .213 hitter versus the Rangers.
July 21 9:58 AM PT10:58 AM MT11:58 AM CT12:58 PM ET12:58 ET16:58 GMT0:58 9:58 AM MST11:58 AM EST12:28 PM VEN20:58 UAE11:58 AM CT-Gordon got the day off Wednesday as he continues to battle out of a season-long slump.
Analysis: Gordon is hitting just .200 through 62 games after signing a $72 million, four-year deal in the offseason. He missed several weeks with a fractured wrist in a collision with Mike Moustakas. Kansas City begins a series with the Rangers on Friday, and Gordon is 2 for 6 with a double lifetime against scheduled starter Yu Darvish.
July 20 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Gordon was 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Indians.
Analysis: Gordon is batting .176 against the Indians this season and is hitting .154 with 12 strikeouts in 26 at-bats against Carlos Carrasco, Wednesday's scheduled starter for Cleveland.
July 15 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET22:56 ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST10:26 PM VEN6:56 UAE (+1)9:56 PM CT-Gordon went 0-for-2 night Friday, but reached base via walk and being hit by a pitch.
Analysis: He is 3 for 23 with four walks in his last seven contests.
July 8 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET23:51 ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST11:21 PM VEN7:51 UAE (+1)10:51 PM CT-Gordon went 1 for 4 in Friday's loss to Seattle and has yet to find a rhythm since coming off the disabled list.
Analysis: Since getting two hits in his first game after being activated from the DL on June 25, Gordon is 7 for 47 (.149) with one extra-base hit and two RBIs.
May 23 4:15 PM PT5:15 PM MT6:15 PM CT7:15 PM ET19:15 ET23:15 GMT7:15 4:15 PM MST6:15 PM EST6:45 PM VEN3:15 UAE (+1)6:15 PM CT-The Royals reinstated Gordon from the disabled list before Saturday's 13-5 loss to the Astros. He went 2 for 5 with a home run and double.
Analysis: The three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove winner missed 30 games after he fractured his right wrist in a May 22 collision with third baseman Mike Moustakas while chasing a foul ball at Chicago. Moustakas suffered a season-ending torn right anterior cruciate ligament.
May 13 2:27 PM PT3:27 PM MT4:27 PM CT5:27 PM ET17:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)4:27 PM CT-Gordon continued his recent hot stretch by going 2 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs in Thursday's loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: Gordon has two homers in four games after recording just two over his first 30. He's 10 for 30 at the plate over his last nine.

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