Outfielder Alex Gordon has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Royals, according to Jeffrey Flanagan, who covers the team as the beat writer for MLB.com.
According to sources, Alex Gordon and the #Royals have agreed to a mult-year deal, pending physical. Announcement likely today
— Jeffrey Flanagan (@FlannyMLB) January 6, 2016
Sources: Alex Gordon to Kansas City is done, confirming report from @FlannyMLB. Deal is believed to be in the four-year, low-$70M range.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 6, 2016
In November, Gordon turned down his player option with the Royals for the 2016 season, making him a free agent, according to an official release from the Royals.
Gordon, 31, was selected second overall by Kansas City in the 2005 MLB First-Year Player Draft and has been named to each of the last three All-Star Games.