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

Displaying items 12-22
  • Perez exits with knee pain, backup Kratz homers twice in Royals' 6-1 win over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS The sequence confirmed the blessed fortune shining on the Royals, even as the events hinted at the organization's darkest fear. In the seventh inning of a 6-1 victory over Minnesota, Salvador Perez stood inside the dugout with his shirt...
  • Butler thriving since taking over at first base

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City first baseman/designated hitter Billy Butler had seemingly settled into a nice career as a DH with the Royals. That is, until late July, when first baseman...
  • Royals star reliever Wade Davis carries memory of stepbrother on the mound

    He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No. 17, the digits of Dustin Huguley. When Davis toes the rubber, he...
  • Billy Butler, bullpen keep Royals rolling, defeat Giants

    So, Billy Butler's base running boo-boo might have cost the Royals a big inning. If it had happened a month ago, howls would have blown across Kauffman Stadium. But these are different times, winning times, and they are so in part thanks to Butler....
  • Game roundup: Tigers beat Jays on late homers

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: adds Royals-Giants, Brewers-Dodgers, Braves-Nats, Astros-Rangers; late games to follow Game roundup: Tigers beat Jays on late homers TORONTO -- Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez hit back-to-back homers off...
  • Royals use speed, power to beat Giants

    The Sports Xchange Royals use speed, power to beat Giants KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals combined speed and power Sunday. Right fielder Nori Aoki reached base four times, swiped three bases and scored two runs and center fielder Jarrod...
  • Royals take over first place with win

    The Sports Xchange Royals take over first place with win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500. How things have changed...
  • Twins 4, Royals 1

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins 4, Royals 1 MINNEAPOLIS -- Phil Hughes pitched 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball and received some timely offensive support as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Saturday...
  • Yost avoids taxing bullpen in Royals' 4-1 loss to Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS Ned Yost stood nearby on Saturday evening as Yordano Ventura bounded from the Royals dugout and back toward the mound. It was the seventh inning of a one-run game, and Ventura remained part of the proceedings out of necessary. Yost had seen...
  • Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense

    The Sports Xchange Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adding another bat for the stretch run, the Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder/designated hitter Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins on Monday for minor...