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ALEX GORDON   +

MLB  Kansas City Royals   40-man Roster
Positions
LF-730, 3B-473, 1B-44, RF-10, DH-2, SS-1
Born
February 10, 1984  (30.287)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 220
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Southeast  (Lincoln,NE)
College:
Drafted:
Kansas City Royals:  2005-1-2 (June-Reg)  bonus: $4,000,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Alex Jonathan Gordon 
TBC Player ID
54849
MLB Debut
April 2, 2007  (23.052)
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
456 252
570 345
97 112 91
148 144 93
135 119 85
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Recent Contract:  4-years/$37.5m (2012-2015) by Kansas City Royals Notes
Top Prospect:  mlb  2006 (#13), 2007 (#2)   team  2006 (#1-KC), 2007 (#1-KC)
Speed
62
Contact
42
Patience
77
Batting
69
Power
75

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BATTING STATISTICS
2014 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball84991.6531.98%32052962.31225384.4815818115229.3370.6759200.2959
Slider38983.5214.65%15123861.18826215.9460645248.0751.932171.2963
2-Seam Fastball35791.3013.45%13921861.0690215.8871586843.7056.302080.2501
Changeup33383.4412.54%12420962.76674714.1148516316.5283.481360.2171
Curveball32677.1912.28%14018657.06873611.0474354127.3072.701877.2342
Cutter14088.015.27%627855.713096.4318242730.0070.00523.2170
Sinker13390.055.01%518261.6537129.0225232241.3558.65634.1771
unknown5269.931.96%223057.6914815.3879626.9273.08412.3331
Splitter5182.721.92%183364.7161325.4911075.8894.1236.5001
Intent Ball1572.080.56%1500300.000000.00100.0003.0000
Knuckleball874.720.30%3562.5400.002030.00100.0004.0000
Pitchout286.600.08%1150000.00010100.000.0000--0
2013 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball94291.8833.58%33760564.23270565.9418518517836.6263.3868249.27310
Slider42483.3115.12%16326161.56885713.4470587653.0746.932176.2761
2-Seam Fastball34691.9412.34%12322364.45102277.8060706542.4957.512397.2373
Changeup33583.5311.94%11921664.48646318.8137605612.5487.462260.3671
Curveball28877.4010.27%12816055.5670279.3860373631.9468.061564.2342
Sinker24691.118.77%9115563.0160145.6944484835.3764.631051.1962
Cutter12387.774.39%457863.4129129.7624192326.0273.98426.1541
Splitter3882.971.35%172155.26837.892790.00100.0038.3750
unknown2342.190.82%91460.875417.3952334.7865.2215.2000
Knuckleball2176.540.75%41780.95529.523840.00100.0015.2000
Intent Ball1568.750.53%1500200.000000.00100.0002.0000
Pitchout484.100.14%2250000.0011025.0075.0000--0
2012 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball98492.0334.19%35163364.33267697.0120221015040.5559.4561238.2568
2-Seam Fastball51492.1017.86%19432062.26124428.1792949236.7763.2332111.2881
Slider36383.0912.61%14621759.78764211.5759506657.8542.151869.2611
Changeup32683.7511.33%12819860.74744814.724747567.6792.332463.3813
Curveball28377.569.83%10917461.48763010.6053335739.5860.421769.2460
Sinker20590.167.12%7712862.446294.3940324624.3975.612559.4241
Cutter15088.355.21%559563.332896.0015373423.3376.671124.4580
Splitter2482.830.83%91562.56312.506330.00100.0005.0000
unknown1358.760.45%6753.851215.3821215.3884.6201.0000
Intent Ball879.280.28%800200.000000.00100.0002.0000
Pitchout886.750.28%1787.5200.0022325.0075.0012.5000
2011 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball101392.0836.76%40760659.82246696.8117419816034.1665.8462222.27911
Slider43082.8315.60%172258601025913.7272616549.3050.703390.3673
Sinker30191.3210.92%11918260.4784154.9849506626.9173.092773.3704
2-Seam Fastball30091.9210.89%11218862.6773289.3350594937.6762.332462.3874
Changeup29383.5210.63%9919466.21734615.702953649.9090.101365.2000
Curveball24477.348.85%10813655.7465249.8441313832.3867.621659.2711
Cutter11588.194.17%457060.87341815.6514162130.4369.57831.2580
Splitter3184.611.12%82374.195516.1321060.00100.0005.0000
Knuckleball1365.850.47%6753.85300.002230.00100.0013.3330
unknown946.610.33%5444.444111.111020.00100.0004.0000
Intent Ball485.820.15%400100.000000.00100.0001.0000
Pitchout379.870.11%031000133.331100.00100.0000--0
2010 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball32192.3128.33%12719460.4478268.1057486138.9461.061270.1724
Sinker20091.0517.65%781226159105.0035453214.5085.501049.2041
Slider17283.6715.18%789454.65312011.6328242043.6056.40827.2960
2-Seam Fastball17191.8715.09%6510661.9950127.0233273416.9683.041148.2293
Changeup13184.1111.56%488363.36292317.561423234.5895.42523.2170
Curveball7477.716.53%304459.4620912.16228525.6874.32217.1180
Cutter3587.513.09%221337.14900.0072434.2965.7147.5720
unknown1549.881.32%21386.673213.333620.00100.0003.0000
Splitter1084.310.88%55501220.000120.00100.0000--0
Intent Ball480.830.35%400100.000000.00100.0001.0000


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