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Biography Data
Positions: LF-835, 3B-473, 1B-44, RF-10, DH-4, SS-1
Proper Name: Alex Jonathan Gordon
Born: February 10, 1984 (32.303)
Place Lincoln, Nebraska
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 220 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln,NE)
College: University of Nebraska
Drafted: 2005 -- 1st round (2nd overall) by Kansas City Royals (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 2,2007 (23.052)
Service Time:8.092 (2015)
TBC Player ID:54849
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-06-26 - Kansas City Royals - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2007]MLB #2 KCA #1 [2006]MLB #13 KCA #1
Recent Contract:Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($72m) [Free Agent] 12--16--20--20 Mutual option for 2020 at $23m by Kansas City Royals (2016-01-09)
Organizations:KCA
Signed by:Phill Huttmann
Relationship(s):, Brother of Derek Gordon



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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-06-26Kansas City RoyalsLFActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-05-24Kansas City RoyalsLFDL-15Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-15 Fractured right wrist40man
    2016-01-09Kansas City RoyalsLFActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($72m) [Free Agent] 12--16--20--20 Mutual option for 2020 at $23m40man
    2015
    2015-11-06LFFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-09-01Kansas City RoyalsLFActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-08-28Kansas City RoyalsLFDL-15OmahaAAAAssigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab40man
    2015-07-09Kansas City RoyalsLFDL-15Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-15 Strained left groin muscle40man
    2012
    2012-03-30Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    2012-03-30Kansas City Royals3BActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 4-year contract for 2012-2015 ($37.5m) 6--9--10--12.5 Player option for 2016 at 12.5m40man
    2012-02-09Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    2011
    2011-01-14Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    2010
    2010-01-19Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    2009
    2009-02-25Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    2008
    2008-03-02Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    2007
    2007-04-01Kansas City RoyalsKansas City RoyalsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Royals (1-year)
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Kansas City Royals in 1st round (2nd overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Kansas City Royals$ 12,000,00091190$ 507,500$ 4,325,6902016-01-09 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($72m) [Free Agent] 12--16--20--20 Mutual option for 2020 at $23m
    2015Kansas City Royals$ 13,750,00064194$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Kansas City Royals$ 11,250,00090291$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Kansas City Royals$ 9,000,000109388$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Kansas City Royals$ 4,775,000198579$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-03-30 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2012-2015 ($37.5m) Player option for 2016. Replaced deal signed in Feb
    2012-02-09 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($4.775m)
    2011Kansas City Royals$ 1,400,000380958$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-01-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.4m) Avoided arbitration
    2010Kansas City Royals$ 1,150,0003961656$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.15m) avoided arbitration
    2009Kansas City Royals$ 457,0005172136$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.457m)
    2008Kansas City Royals$ 406,0005872035$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-03-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.406m) Split contract
    2007Kansas City Royals$ 380,000737450$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-04-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m) Contract purchased from minors

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