Alex Gordon Is Staying With The Royals And Kansas City Is Pumped
Alex Gordon has called Kansas City home for every season he's been in the MLB, and it looks like the 32-year-old may spend the rest of his career here.
Gordon, a four-time Gold Glove recipient, has signed to a four-year, $72 million contract with the Royals.
Gordon helped the Royals win the World Series in 2015 as a left fielder and with crucial at bats, including a solo home run that led to a 1-0 series lead versus the New York Mets.
When the Royals will face off against the Mets in their 2016 home opener on April 3, Alex Gordon will once again don a Kansas City uniform and his fans are very excited. Here's what they had to say Wednesday as "Alex Gordon" trended on Twitter with over 20,000 tweets.
KU wins an insane bball game, the Royals resign Alex Gordon, if the Chiefs win the wild card game on Sat, my veins will bleed bbq sauce.— Linda Willhite (@willhitell) January 6, 2016
I'm interested to see what Alex Gordon blowing a bubble looks like encased in bronze on the Outfield Plaza.— Orbital Disaster (@NostradamvsKC) January 6, 2016
Kyle J Smith is KCUR's Digital Intern. You can find him on Twitter, @kjs_37.