Latest Update Alex Gordon hits game tying home run Mon Sep, 01, 12:44 AM
Has phenomenal natural hitting talent. He can go deep to any field and is a very good athlete. Can do it all, including run a little and hit at the top of the batting order. His defense in left field is superb.
Flaws: : Could stand to improve his walk/strikeout ratio more in order to maximize his output as a hitter. After a shaky display at the hot corner, he has settled down defensively, but it was a struggle in the infield.
Gordon has been one of the MLB's hottest hitters, as he's now slugged six home runs in his last eleven games. For the season, he's slashing .280/.355/.457 with 18 home runs and 8 steals. He's been one of the league's most productive hitters and should cash in this offseason should be decline his option for 2015.Analyst: Spencer Silva
Gordon homered for the fourth time in his last eight games on Thursday night, giving him 17 homers and 61 RBI through 468 at-bats on the year. Although his production started off slow in the first half, Gordon has shown the ability to turn it on down the stretch, blasting eight home runs in the month of August. He remains a must-start in all formats until he cools off. Analyst: Matthew Beck
Gordon has put together yet another solid season and again proved his worth on Tuesday night. He does a little bit of everything and won't hurt you anywhere. He is a fantastic option in the outfield the rest of the way.Analyst: David Kerr
It's always a surprise when a player opts not to become a free agent, but considering Gordon has had a bit of a down year this season, unless he completely turns things around in September and helps lead the Royals through a big push into the playoffs, it might be the wise move for him if he believes that A. he simply wants to stay in Kansas City or B. he feels that he can do better statistically and thus command more money on the open market. Obviously he doesn't have to make the decision immediately, so we'll see how the end of the season goes.Analyst: Howard Bender