RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Billy Butler

A collection of news and information related to Billy Butler published by this site and its partners.

Top Billy Butler Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Royals, Ned Yost agree to one-year contract extension: 'That's all I wanted,' he says

    The longest-tenured manager in Kansas City Royals history wound through the terrain of Georgia on Tuesday afternoon, headed for a familiar destination. Earlier in the day, the Royals solidified Ned Yost's standing in the organization in the form of a contract extension through 2016. Now he was bound for his friend Jeff Foxworthy's property to indulge in the final days of deer-hunting season.
  • Athletics get Zobrist, Escobar from Rays for Jaso, 2 minor leaguers

    After spending much of the offseason dealing away stars, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane added one for a change. The A's acquired versatile two-time All-Star infielder Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays on...

    A's get Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar from Rays

    OAKLAND, Calif. The roster roadblocks that were in the A's way have been cleared out with Saturday's trade of catcher/DH John Jaso to the Tampa Bay Rays for outfielder/second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar. The deal, which also cost...

    Royals fill potential rotation hole with Volquez

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH Securing a rotation replacement in anticipation of right-hander James Shields' likely exit, the Kansas City Royals signed free agent right-hander Edinson Volquez on Dec. 29. The...

    Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings

    Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings
    Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big. One reason: teams looking for offense...