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  • Royals expected to meet with Billy Butler's agents

    PHOENIX Billy Butler faces the pull of dueling poles as his first foray into free agency begins. The first force is the attraction of continuing his career with Kansas City, his employer for the past decade. The second force is the allure of added dollars...
  • Torii Hunter could fit for Royals' opening in right field

    PHOENIX At the dawn of the offseason, the Royals have concentrated their efforts on acquiring a starting pitcher capable of replacing James Shields. But their lineup still features a pair of holes at designated hitter and in right field. To fill the void,...
  • Sam Mellinger: Royals coming around to the idea of Butler at DH next season

    They wanted to trade him three months ago, and when that didn't work, they all agreed that Billy Butler would almost certainly be gone after the season. Then they had to rely on him, and when that did work, they began to rethink a divorce that had been...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 11/03/2014 MLB Note - Oakland Athletics Brown, Andrew OF Andrew Brown was claimed off waivers by the A's from the Mets on Oct. 31. Brown, 30, hit .182/.245/.341 with two homers and seven RBIs in 19 games for New York this year. He...
  • MLB needs to rekindle fan interest in the World Series

    The pressure is off, America. The Fall-Over Classic is finished. No more baseball games, better known as Four Hours With Strangers. No more fourth-place teams battling fifth-place teams for a first-place trophy. No more rules chaos, home-field confusion...
  • Royals DH Butler becomes free agent

    Royals DH Butler becomes free agent
    Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler is a free agent after the team declined its $12.5 million option for next year. Butler will receive a $1 million buyout. Butler, 28, has spent his entire professional career with the Royals but the team'...
  • DH Butler becomes free agent

    The Sports Xchange DH Butler becomes free agent Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler is a free agent after the team declined its $12.5 million option for next year. Butler will receive a $1 million buyout. Butler, 28, has spent his entire...
  • Royals decline to pick up Billy Butler's option, making him a free agent

    On the day after the final game of the World Series, Dayton Moore met with Billy Butler at Kauffman Stadium. Moore came bearing news that became inevitable months before. When Moore became the Royals general manager eight years ago, he identified...
  • MLB roundup: Twins reportedly to name Molitor as manager

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Twins reportedly to name Molitor as manager The Minnesota Twins expect to name Paul Molitor as their new manager in a press conference Monday, according to 1500 ESPN. CBS Sports reported a month ago that Molitor was...
  • Young Royals well-positioned to contend again

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Young Royals well-positioned to contend again KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After a 29-year hiatus from postseason play, the Kansas City Royals took a wild and zany playoff ride that carried them to Game 7...
  • Sideline Chatter: Blocked by Jordan before he dunks in your face

    You don't tug on Superman's cape, and you don't talk trash with Michael Jordan. Even on Twitter, as Tour golfer Keegan Bradley learned the hard way. Bradley: "MJ how does it feel to get beat by me everyday at Bears Club? #GoHornets." Jordan: "Last time...