Gordon goes on the DL with an injured groin; Almonte joins the team

Gordon down, Abraham Almonte up

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has placed outfielder Alex Gordon on the 10-day disabled list (left hip labral tear), retroactive to April 9.  To take Gordon’s place on the Major League roster, the Royals have recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte from Omaha (AAA).  Almonte, 28, was claimed off waivers from Cleveland on April 2.  He will wear uniform No. 45 with Kansas City.

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