Nebraska native Alex Gordon recalled up to KC Royals

Former Husker baseball player Alex Gordon has been recalled from Triple-A Omaha up to the Kansas City Royals.

Gordon is expected to be in uniform for Friday night's game in New York against the Yankees. 

Gordon, 26, was hitting .315 (82-for-260) with 20 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs, 44 RBI and 59 runs scored in 68 games for Omaha and was recently a Pacific Coast League All-Star.  He also played seven games in a rehab assignment to begin the season with High A Wilmington, batting .235 with three doubles and nine walks in 7 games.  The converted third baseman hit .194 (6-for-31) with a double, home run, RBI and 5 runs scored in 12 games for the Royals prior to being optioned to Omaha following the Royals' May 2 game at Tampa Bay.