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Royals' Gordon leaves with injury in sixth inning

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)

Royals outfielder Alex Gordon left Wednesday night's game against the Cleveland Indians in the sixth inning with a possible concussion after making an awkward attempt to catch a fly ball.

Gordon landed in a heap on the warning track and didn't move while Jason Kipnis rounded the bases for an inside-the-park, three-run homer that gave the Indians a 3-1 lead.

Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie immediately motioned to the dugout, and trainer Nick Kenney and manager Ned Yost ran out to check on the Gold Glove outfielder. He limped off the field and the team reported that Gordon sustained a possible concussion and a bruised right hip.

Gordon will be evaluated again on Thursday.

David Lough took over for Gordon in left field. Jarrod Dyson entered the game to play center field and Lorenzo Cain moved from center to right for the Royals.

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