Royals Gordon rewarded for All Star Selection.
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 19:53:14 GMT —
Kansas City's Alex Gordon has cashed in the most on his All-Star selection.
The Royals outfielder received automatic $500,000 raises in each of the next two seasons for making the American League team in Tuesday's game at Citi Field.
Gordon will earn $10.75 million in 2014 and $13.25 million in 2015, according to contract terms obtained by The Associated Press.
Baltimore shortstop J.J. Hardy also has an All-Star escalator provision, and his 2014 salary will increase by $500,000 to $7.5 million.