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RC Interview with Alex Gordon

RC Interview with Alex Gordon

In his first professional season, Alex Gordon obliterated Texas League pitching and erased any doubts about his incredible talent. The 22-year-old third baseman led the Texas League in OPS (1.016) while belting 29 home runs and winning the league's MVP award. RC's Kevin Agee recently sat down with Gordon to discuss his adjustment to pro ball, his approach at the plate, and his expectations.

Royals Corner: We're almost at the end of the season, and you've had a MVP-caliber season. How did you adjust so quickly from college pitching to pro pitching? Alex Gordon: I think it was because of the Big XII conference. It's such a good conference, and you face a lot of draft picks who're in this league or in High-A or something like that, so I think the college competition prepared me...

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