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Alex Gordon will probably avoid the disabled list, but has a “substantial butt bruise”

Jul 5, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

Alex Gordon

What’s the matter, Alex? Butthurt? Oh, wait, I guess you are:

The optimistic outlook, if you prefer that one, is the Royals expect Gordon to avoid a stint on the disabled list. Initial signs for a possible concussion provided encouraging news, but tests will continue through the end of the week. As for the hip injury, Royals manager Ned Yost said Gordon suffered a “substantial butt bruise.”

Gordon left the game on Wednesday when he smacked his head into the outfield wall trying to chase down Jason Kipnis‘ inside-the-park homer. There were concussion fears, obviously, but it sounds like he’s doing OK so far. Well, except for that part about his butt. That’s a real pain the …



  1. smoochmygooch - Jul 5, 2013 at 9:06 AM

    Dig the Workaholics reference!

  2. jarathen - Jul 5, 2013 at 9:12 AM

    Hee hee hee.

  3. historiophiliac - Jul 5, 2013 at 9:21 AM

    I hope there was a conference in the exam room with everyone standing around talking about it with his bruise on display.

    Yost (holding a cigar): Whaddaya think, Doc?
    Nondescript Lab Coat: Well, there is no sign of a concussion.
    Yost: Helluva bruise, kid.

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