Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon (4) is congratulated by manager Ned Yost, left, and Billy Butler, right, after hitting a home run off Washington Nationals pitcher Dan Haren in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Photo by: Colin E. Braley

Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon (4) is congratulated by manager Ned Yost, left, and Billy Butler, right, after hitting a home run off Washington Nationals pitcher Dan Haren in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)