Alex Gordon

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Kansas City Royals Outfielders Age: 37-6d Exp: 13.092 Years Bat/Throw: Left/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2005 College: Nebraska Agent(s): Casey Close (Excel Sports Management)

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  • Current Contract

    Alex Gordon signed a 1 year / $4,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $4,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,000,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 36 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $1,481,481 $1,481,481($1,481,481)
    2021 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 250 Plate Appearances, $500,000
    • Trade Assignment Bonus: $500,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2016-2019

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $37,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,375,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,150,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $457,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $457,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $406,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $406,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $380,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $380,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2005-2005Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005 Player Cash Earnings - $4,000,000 - $4,000,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $380,000 - - $380,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $406,000 - - $406,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $457,000 - - $457,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,150,000 - - $1,150,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $6,000,000 - $25,000 $6,025,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $9,000,000 - $50,000 $9,050,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $10,750,000 - $50,000 $10,800,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings AL GOLD GLOVE:LF $1,481,481 - - $1,481,481
    Est. Earnings
    (14 seasons)
    $117,024,481 $4,000,000 $125,000 $121,149,481
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    15 seasons Player Cash Earnings $117,024,481 $4,000,000 - $121,149,481
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jan 22 2020Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Nov 1 2019Kansas City (KC) declined a $23 million option for 2020
    Jan 6 2016Signed a 4 year $72 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Nov 6 2015Extended a $15.8 million qualiying offer by Kansas City (KC)
    Nov 5 2015Declined a $14 million option for 2016
    Mar 31 2012Signed a 4 year $37.5 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Feb 9 2012Signed a 1 year $4.775 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Jan 14 2011Signed a 1 year $1.4 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Jan 19 2010Signed a 1 year $1.15 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Feb 25 2009Signed a 1 year $457k contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Mar 2 2008Signed a 1 year $406k contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Sep 29 2005Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Jun 24 2005Drafted by Kansas City (KC): Round 1 (#2 overall)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2020 KC 50 48 163 15 34 4 0 4 11 18 0 37 .209 .299 .307 .606 -0.1
    2019 KC 150 147 556 77 148 31 1 13 76 51 5 100 .266 .345 .396 .741 1.35
    2018 KC 142 139 506 56 124 24 0 13 54 50 12 124 .245 .324 .370 .694 2.38
    2017 KC 148 140 476 52 99 20 2 9 45 45 7 126 .208 .293 .315 .608 0.08
    2016 KC 128 125 445 62 98 16 2 17 40 52 8 148 .220 .312 .380 .692 0.91
    2015 KC 104 102 355 40 98 18 0 14 51 48 2 92 .276 .378 .445 .823 2.8
    2014 KC 156 155 563 87 150 34 1 19 74 65 12 126 .266 .351 .432 .783 6.51
    2013 KC 156 155 633 90 168 27 6 20 81 52 11 141 .265 .327 .422 .749 4.29
    2012 KC 161 159 642 93 189 51 5 14 72 73 10 140 .294 .368 .455 .823 6.31
    2011 KC 151 149 611 101 185 45 4 23 87 67 17 139 .303 .376 .502 .878 7.26
    2010 KC 74 68 242 34 53 11 0 8 20 34 1 62 .219 .319 .364 .683 -0.47
    2009 KC 49 48 164 28 38 6 0 6 22 21 5 43 .232 .324 .378 .702 0.32
    2008 KC 134 134 493 72 128 35 1 16 59 66 9 120 .260 .351 .432 .783 2.78
    Totals 1,754 1,714 6,392 867 1,646 358 26 191 752 683 112 1,535 0.258 0.338 0.411 0.750 34.42