Alex Gordon

RECAP: The phenom leaves early, but the Royals lose anyway

If the Royals broke Shohei Ohtani, I’m gonna be mad. There’s no real modern-day precedent for Ohtani, the young Japanese dual-threat who likely cost himself armfuls of money by coming over as an international amateur rather than waiting a couple of years, when he could’ve secured a contract akin to an armored car backing up […]

Apr 17, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie (8) celebrates with first baseman Matt Olson (28) after hitting a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Oakland Athletics, June 1-3

The Royals are red-hot (for them) and welcome in the Oakland Athletics for a three-game weekend set. The A’s are on the upswing, but not quite there yet, though they do have a talented roster with an offense that should honestly be better than it has been, a rotation featuring some promising young arms and […]

May 9, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers right fielder Nomar Mazara (30) follows thru on a walk off solo home run in the 10th inning against the Detroit Tigers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Texas Rangers, May 24-27

It’s now on to Texas for the Royals where they’ll take on the worst team in the AL West in a four-game battle that could have major ramifications on the 2019 MLB Draft. The Rangers are one of the worst hitting teams in the league but have sequenced well enough that they’ve scored a few […]