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Royals’ Alex Gordon made one of the best catches of the year on Monday

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon keeps his eye on the ball as he prepared to make a diving catch in foul territory during Monday’s game.
Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon keeps his eye on the ball as he prepared to make a diving catch in foul territory during Monday’s game. jsleezer@kcstar.com

If you gave up on the Royals before the ninth inning of Monday night’s game, you missed some magic.

No, the Royals didn’t pull off another stunning rally. They lost 6-2 to the Angels. However, in the ninth inning, left fielder Alex Gordon made a fantastic sliding catch. It was so good that the wonderful folks at Statcast broke it down:

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